Improving depression care for older, minority patients in primary care.

@article{Aren2005ImprovingDC,
  title={Improving depression care for older, minority patients in primary care.},
  author={Patricia A Are{\'a}n and Liat Ayalon and Enid Hunkeler and Elizabeth H. B. Lin and Lingqi Tang and Linda H. Harpole and Hugh H Hendrie and John W. Williams and J{\"u}rgen Un{\"u}tzer},
  journal={Medical care},
  year={2005},
  volume={43 4},
  pages={381-90}
}
OBJECTIVE Few older minorities receive adequate treatment of depression in primary care. This study examines whether a collaborative care model for depression in primary care is as effective in older minorities as it is in nonminority elderly patients in improving depression treatment and outcomes. STUDY DESIGN A multisite randomized clinical trial of 1801 older adults comparing collaborative care for depression with treatment as usual in primary care. Twelve percent of the sample were black… CONTINUE READING