Impact of pain on the outcomes of depression treatment: results from the RESPECT trial.

@article{Kroenke2008ImpactOP,
  title={Impact of pain on the outcomes of depression treatment: results from the RESPECT trial.},
  author={Kurt Kroenke and Jianzhao Shen and Thomas E. Oxman and John W. Williams and Allen J. Dietrich},
  journal={Pain},
  year={2008},
  volume={134 1-2},
  pages={209-15}
}
OBJECTIVE Pain is prevalent in patients with depression. The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of pain on depression treatment outcomes. METHODS Data was analyzed from a randomized controlled trial comparing a collaborative care intervention to usual care for the treatment of depression in 60 primary care practices. A total of 405 patients with either current major depressive disorder or dysthymia were enrolled, and assessed at baseline, 3, and 6 months. Main measures included… CONTINUE READING