Reasons for antidepressant nonadherence among veterans treated in primary care clinics.

@article{Fortney2011ReasonsFA,
  title={Reasons for antidepressant nonadherence among veterans treated in primary care clinics.},
  author={John C. Fortney and Jeffrey M. Pyne and Mark J. Edlund and Tracy Stecker and Dinesh Mittal and Dean E. Robinson and Kathy L. Henderson},
  journal={The Journal of clinical psychiatry},
  year={2011},
  volume={72 6},
  pages={827-34}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the experiences of veterans (mostly middle-aged and elderly men) prescribed antidepressants, specifically with regard to different types of nonadherence, reasons for nonadherence, and side effects. METHOD A mixed-methods analysis of Department of Veterans Affairs primary care patients (N = 395) with depression (9-item depression scale of the Patient Health Questionnaire criteria) enrolled in a randomized collaborative care trial was conducted. Adherence was measured from… CONTINUE READING

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