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How does the content of consultations affect the recognition by general practitioners of major depression in women?

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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...

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Journal:
The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners
Volume:
45
Issue:
400
Pages:
575-578
Publication date:
1995-11-05
EISSN:
1478-5242
ISSN:
0960-1643
URN:
uuid:c2f66685-3cff-4d23-a43b-d60ce00023a6
Source identifiers:
176835
Local pid:
pubs:176835

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