TITLE

2008 - Review: Nonpsychiatric physicians have low accuracy for recognizing depression

AUTHOR(S)
Siriwardena, A. Niro
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;6/20/2008, Vol. 148 Issue 4, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses accuracy of nonpsychiatric physicians in recognizing depression in their patients. For the study nonpsychiatric physicians, who attended primary care facilities, emergency departments, or outpatient clinics or were admitted to hospital, were evaluated. It is concluded that nonpsychiatric physicians have low accuracy for recognizing depression in their patients.
ACCESSION #
33767704

 

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