Practice-based interventions

Daniel E. Ford, Harold A. Pincus, Jürgen Unützer, Mark S. Bauer, Junius J. Gonzalez, Kenneth B. Wells, Martha Bruce, Mary Durham, Javier Escobar, Kimberly Hoagwood, Sarah Horwitz, William Lawson, Lydia Lewis, Thomas McGuire, Harold Pincus, Richard Scheffler, William Smith

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Current evidence indicates there remains a large gap in the provision of depression care, particularly in primary care. Several studies have demonstrated that interventions based on the chronic disease management model can improve patient outcomes. Challenges include designing more robust interventions that can move easily into a wide variety of primary care organizations. More research is needed to develop programs to improve outcomes for children with depression and adults with bipolar disorders.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)199-204
Number of pages6
JournalMental Health Services Research
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 2002


  • Affective disorders
  • Depression
  • Effectiveness

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Health Policy


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