Hampshire depression project: changes in the process of care and cost consequences.

@article{Kendrick2001HampshireDP,
  title={Hampshire depression project: changes in the process of care and cost consequences.},
  author={Tony Kendrick and Liesl Stevens and A. Bryant and Judy M. Goddard and A Stevens and James P. Raftery and Chris Thompson},
  journal={The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners},
  year={2001},
  volume={51 472},
  pages={
          911-3
        }
}
Records of patients included in a trial of educating practice teams about the management of depression were examined to determine changes in the process of care. There were no significant differences in the proportions recognised or treated for depression. Only 15% of those with possible, and 26% of those with probable, major depressive disorder were prescribed recommended doses and duration of antidepressants. The education apparently delayed a switch away from tricyclics while achieving a… CONTINUE READING

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