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A cluster randomized controlled trial to assess the effectiveness of an intervention to educate students about depression.

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BACKGROUND: Depression is an important cause of disability worldwide, with many people experiencing their first depressive episode before the age of 18. University students are particularly vulnerable to depression. Depression can be treated successfully in most patients. However, for treatment to be successful, depressed people need to recognize their symptoms as illness, present to medical care, and be aware that effective treatment is available. A thoughtful health campaign might therefor...

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10.1017/s0033291706009056

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Merritt, RK More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Mollison, J More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Journal:
Psychological medicine
Volume:
37
Issue:
3
Pages:
363-372
Publication date:
2007-03-05
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EISSN:
1469-8978
ISSN:
0033-2917
URN:
uuid:eeae766e-5a2d-4351-be83-77c2a44d51fc
Source identifiers:
127562
Local pid:
pubs:127562

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