Screening for depression in primary care: recommendation statement from the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care

January 2005
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/4/2005, Vol. 172 Issue 1, p33
Academic Journal
Discusses the recommendation of the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care for screening depression in primary care medicine. Examination of the use of routine screening in improving the detection, treatment and outcome of depression; Findings of the 1994-1995 National Population Health survey on the prevalence rate for major depressive disorder among Canadians; Outcome of follow-up and treatment after screening in patients with depressive disorder.


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