Long-term benefits of short-term quality improvement interventions for depressed youths in primary care.
|Title||Long-term benefits of short-term quality improvement interventions for depressed youths in primary care.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2009|
|Authors||Asarnow, JR, Jaycox LH, Tang L, Duan N, LaBorde AP, Zeledon LR, Anderson M, Murray PJ, Landon C, Rea MM, Wells KB|
|Journal||The American journal of psychiatry|
|Date Published||2009 Sep|
|Keywords||Adolescent, Adult, Cognitive Therapy, Community Mental Health Services, Cost-Benefit Analysis, Depressive Disorder, Female, Follow-Up Studies, Humans, Male, Outcome Assessment (Health Care), Primary Health Care, Psychiatric Status Rating Scales, Quality Assurance, Health Care, Quality of Life, Severity of Illness Index, Total Quality Management, Treatment Outcome|
Quality improvement programs for depressed youths in primary care settings have been shown to improve 6-month clinical outcomes, but longer-term outcomes are unknown. The authors examined 6-, 12-, and 18-month outcomes of a primary care quality improvement intervention.
|Alternate Journal||Am J Psychiatry|