Review: Questionnaires for detecting clinical depression in primary care have similar diagnostic accuracy
- Patients' beliefs about depression and how they relate to duration of antidepressant treatment. Use of a US measure in a UK primary care population. Lynch, Jeannette; Kendrick, Tony; Moore, Michael; Johnston, Olwyn; Smith, Peter W. F. // Primary Care Mental Health;Jul2006, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p207
Background Patients have a wide range of explanations for their depression and it is not known how these beliefs influence subsequent behaviour and hence outcome. Research question What are patients' beliefs about depression and do they relate to duration of antidepressant treatment? Design of...
- PHQ-9. Syed, Taz // British Journal of General Practice;Mar2013, Vol. 63 Issue 608, p14
A letter to the editor is presented which expresses concerns on the alteration of depression assessment in primary care in Great Britain through the introduction of the Patient Health Questionnaire-9 (PHQ-9).
- The WHO-5 Wellbeing Index performed the best in screening for depression in primary care. Primack, Brian A. // ACP Journal Club;Sep/Oct2003, Vol. 139 Issue 2, p48
Presents a study that analyzed the accuracy of screening questionnaires in identifying depression compared with the accuracy of clinical diagnosis without the aid of questionnaires, in the setting of primary care. Design; Intervention Outcome measures; Results; Commentary.
- The Patient Health Questionnaire-9 for detection of major depressive disorder in primary care: consequences of current thresholds in a
crosssectional study. Zuithoff, Nicolaas P. A.; Vergouwe, Yvonne; King, Michael; Nazareth, Irwin; van Wezep, Manja J.; Moons, Karel G. M.; Geerlings, Mirjam I. // BMC Family Practice;2010, Vol. 11, p98
Background: There is a need for brief instruments to ascertain the diagnosis of major depressive disorder. In this study, we present the reliability, construct validity and accuracy of the PHQ-9 and PHQ-2 to detect major depressive disorder in primary care. Methods: Cross-sectional analyses...
- The 'help' question doesn't help when screening for major depression: external validation of the three-question screening test for primary care patients managed for physical complaints. // BMC Medicine;2011, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p114
The article focuses on a study which the validated the abbreviated screening procedure for major depression with and without the "help" question in primary care patients managed for a physical complaint. With the full Patient Health Questionnaire, major depression was identified. The study found...
- Diagnosing depression in primary care using self-completed instruments: UK validation of PHQ-9 and CORE-OM. Gilbody, Simon; Richards, David; Barkham, Michael // British Journal of General Practice;Aug2007, Vol. 57 Issue 541, p650
There is increased emphasis on routine assessment of depression in primary care. This report is the first UK validation of two self-completed measures: the Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9) and the Clinical Outcomes in Routine Evaluation - Outcome Measure (CORE-OM). Optimum cut-off points...
- Improving Depression Outcomes in Community Primary Care Practice. Rost, Kathryn; Nutting, Paul; Smith, Jeffrey; Werner, James; Naihua Duan // JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine;Mar2001, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p143
OBJECTIVE: To determine whether redefining primary care team roles would improve outcomes for patients beginning a new treatment episode for major depression. DESIGN: Following stratification, 6 of 12 practices were randomly assigned to the intervention condition. Intervention effectiveness...
- Depression in primary care: It's prevalent, it's mild, and most is undetected. // Modern Medicine;Sep94, Vol. 62 Issue 9, p48
Presents an abstract of the article entitled `Prevalence, nature, and comorbidity of depressive disorders in primary care,' written by J.C. Coyne, S. Fechner-Bates and T.L. Schwenk which was published in the July 1994 issue of `General Hospital Psychiatry.'
- Combining Patient-Provided and EHR Data Can Improve Depression Care. // American Family Physician;11/1/2012, Vol. 86 Issue 9, p804
This article discusses a study published in the "Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine" which revealed that gathering data in the primary care clinical setting may help family physicians improve the care they provide for patients with depression.