How does the content of consultations affect the recognition by general practitioners of major depression in women?
BACKGROUND: Major depression is a common and disabling condition. However, for many reasons, the condition is not recognized in about half of the patients with major depression. AIM: The aim of the study was to establish whether the content of general practice consultations affected general practitioners' recognition of major depressive illness in women patients. METHOD: The 30-item general health questionnaire was used as a first stage screening instrument for psychiatric morbidity. Patients...Expand abstract
- British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners
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