Outpatient utilization patterns of integrated and split psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy for depression.

@article{Goldman1998OutpatientUP,
  title={Outpatient utilization patterns of integrated and split psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy for depression.},
  author={William Goldman and Joyce McCulloch and Brian Cuffel and Deborah A. Zarin and Andr{\'e}s Suarez and Barbara J. Burns},
  journal={Psychiatric services},
  year={1998},
  volume={49 4},
  pages={477-82}
}
OBJECTIVE This exploratory study examined utilization and costs among depressed patients in two treatment models-integrated treatment, in which psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy were provided by a psychiatrist, and split treatment, in which pharmacotherapy was provided by a psychiatrist and psychotherapy by a nonphysician psychotherapist. METHODS A quasi… CONTINUE READING