Short-term outcomes of detected and undetected depressed primary care patients and depressed psychiatric patients.

@article{Coyne1997ShorttermOO,
  title={Short-term outcomes of detected and undetected depressed primary care patients and depressed psychiatric patients.},
  author={James Charles Coyne and Michael S. Klinkman and S M Gallo and Thomas L. Schwenk},
  journal={General hospital psychiatry},
  year={1997},
  volume={19 5},
  pages={333-43}
}
The aims of this study were to determine whether detection of major depression in primary care was associated with improved outcome, and to compare the 4.5 month outcomes of detected and undetected depressed primary care patients and depressed psychiatric patients. Primary care patients with major depression were recruited from the practices of 50 family physicians in Southeastern Michigan using a two-stage selection procedure employing the Center for Epidemiologic Studies-Depression Scale (CES… CONTINUE READING