Treatment of youth depression in primary care under usual practice conditions: observational findings from Youth Partners in Care.
|Title||Treatment of youth depression in primary care under usual practice conditions: observational findings from Youth Partners in Care.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2012|
|Authors||Wells, KB, Tang L, Carlson GA, Asarnow JR|
|Journal||Journal of child and adolescent psychopharmacology|
|Date Published||2012 Feb|
|Keywords||Adolescent, Algorithms, Antidepressive Agents, Cognitive Therapy, Depressive Disorder, Major, Female, Follow-Up Studies, Humans, Male, Practice Guidelines as Topic, Primary Health Care, Quality Assurance, Health Care, Severity of Illness Index, Treatment Outcome, Young Adult|
The effectiveness of treatments for youth depression in primary care, under usual practice conditions, is largely unstudied. This study aims at estimating the effect of "appropriate treatment," defined as treatment that approximates guideline standards, on clinical outcomes for depressed primary care youth patients by using observational analyses from a randomized trial.
|Alternate Journal||J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol|