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An Interprofessional Mental Health Program Model: A Synergy of Compassion, Ease and Hope
Background: Literature suggests that a disparity exists relative to the higher prevalence of depression among the population of impoverished ethnically diverse women, the services available, and care received resulting ...
Type 2 Diabetes and Depression: Screening with the PHQ-9 in Primary Care
We implemented a pilot project determining the prevalence of depression in type two diabetes mellitus (DMII) patients and implemented a clinical practice guideline to screen diabetic patients for depression using the PHQ-9. ...
Impact of Screening in Assessing for the Presence of Depression in Adults with Diabetes
Diabetic patients are twice as likely as non-diabetic individuals to have depression. However, approximately 50 percent of diabetic patients with depression remain undiagnosed and untreated. Co-morbid depression is ...