The recognition of depression: the primary care clinician's perspective.

  title={The recognition of depression: the primary care clinician's perspective.},
  author={S Y Baik and Barbara Bowers and Linda Denise Oakley and Jeffrey L. Susman},
  journal={Annals of family medicine},
  volume={3 1},
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to explore the responses of primary care clinicians to patients who complain of symptoms that might indicate depression, to examine the clinical strategies used by clinicians to recognize depression, and to identify the conditions that influence their ability to do so. METHODS The grounded theory method was used for data collection and analysis. In-depth, in-person interviews were conducted with a purposeful sample of 8 clinicians. All interviews were… CONTINUE READING

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