The long-term trajectory of depression among Latinos in primary care and its relationship to depression care disparities.

@article{Interian2011TheLT,
  title={The long-term trajectory of depression among Latinos in primary care and its relationship to depression care disparities.},
  author={Alejandro Interian and Alfonso Ang and Michael A. Gara and Michael A. Rodr{\'i}guez and William Armando Vega},
  journal={General hospital psychiatry},
  year={2011},
  volume={33 2},
  pages={94-101}
}
OBJECTIVE Lower use of medication treatment, poorer doctor-patient communication (DPC) and depression stigma are key contributors to mental healthcare disparities among Latinos with depression. The current study investigated the relationship between these key variables and the long-term trajectory of depression in primary care among Latinos. METHOD Participants (N=220) were Latinos presenting to primary care who screened positive for depression. A repeated measures design was used to assess… CONTINUE READING

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