Reasons to be cheerful?

Dowrick, Christopher
September 2009
British Journal of General Practice;Sep2009, Vol. 59 Issue 566, p636
Academic Journal
The article evaluates the ability of general practitioner (GP) to diagnose and to treat depression. A study from the Grampian region of Scotland undertaken by Cameron et al., confirms that GPs are competent at diagnosing depression. However, a focus on symptom counts, which is necessary when treating depression, is far from sufficient.


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