Case identification of depression in patients with chronic physical health problems: a diagnostic accuracy meta-analysis of 113 studies.

Meader, N., Mitchell, A. J., Chew-Graham, C., Goldberg, D., Rizzo, M., Bird, V., Kessler, D., Packham, J., Haddad, M. & Pilling, S. (2011). Case identification of depression in patients with chronic physical health problems: a diagnostic accuracy meta-analysis of 113 studies.. British Journal of General Practice (BJGP), 61(593), e808 - e820. doi: 10.3399/bjgp11X613151

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Abstract

Depression is more likely in patients with chronic physical illness, and is associated with increased rates of disability and mortality. Effective treatment of depression may reduce morbidity and mortality. The use of two stem questions for case finding in diabetes and coronary heart disease is advocated in the Quality and Outcomes Framework, and has become normalised into primary care.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Area Under Curve, Bayes Theorem, Chronic Disease, Depressive Disorder, General Practice, Humans, Psychiatric Status Rating Scales, Questionnaires, Sensitivity and Specificity
Subjects: R Medicine > RC Internal medicine
Divisions: School of Health Sciences
URI: http://openaccess.city.ac.uk/id/eprint/5872

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