Short-term follow-up of patients diagnosed by their GP with mild depression or first-time moderate depression. Results of a 1-year nationwide surveillance study.

Last updated on 23-8-2019 by Anonymous (non vérifié)

Peer reviewed scientific article



BACKGROUND: Despite its public health significance, data about depression in general practice are often unavailable or incomplete.OBJECTIVE: To study half-year follow-up data on patients diagnosed by their GP with a new episode of mild or a first episode of moderate depression, specifically: (i) treatment continuation, (ii) remission and, in ongoing episodes, suicidal behaviour and inability to work and (iii) the match between treatments initiated and delivered as well as the determinants of actual delivery of non-pharmacological support initiated by the GP for patients with ongoing depress…

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