Is co-morbid depression adequately treated in patients repeatedly referred to specialist medical services with symptoms of a medical condition?

Michael Sharpe, Christopher Burton, Aarti Sawhney, Kelly McGorm, David Weller

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Abstract

Patients with a medical condition and co-morbid depression have more symptoms and use more medical services. We aimed to determine the prevalence of depression and the adequacy of its treatment in patients who had been repeatedly referred from primary to specialist medical care for the assessment of a medical condition.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)419-421
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Psychosomatic Research
Volume72
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2012

Keywords

  • depression
  • referral
  • treatment

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