Practitioner 2010;254 (1725):9

Telephone follow-up by HCAs improves outcomes in depression

15 Jan 2010Pais-up subscribers

Of those patients whose depression is recognised, less than half will complete a minimal treatment course (≥2 months' antidepressants or four psychotherapy sessions). Case management is a low-cost intervention which can improve outcomes as a result of better adherence and increased recognition of non-responders.

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