Physician-patient interaction and depression among African-American women: a national study.

@article{Scarinci2004PhysicianpatientIA,
  title={Physician-patient interaction and depression among African-American women: a national study.},
  author={Isabel Cristina Scarinci and Bettina M Beech and Jennifer M Watson},
  journal={Ethnicity & disease},
  year={2004},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={
          567-73
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the relationship between physician-patient interaction and depression among African-American women. DESIGN Cross-sectional survey. PARTICIPANTS 1,411 African-American women completed a mailed 46-item survey on psychological well-being. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES The independent variables included demographics and depressive symptomatology as measured by the CES-D. The dependent variable was the mean score on an 8-item measure of physician-patient interaction, and other… CONTINUE READING

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