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Aspects of management of depression in primary care

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Title: Aspects of management of depression in primary care
Other Titles: - use of a self-assessment instrument
Authors: Wikberg, Carl
Issue Date: 3-Mar-2017
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Medicine. Department of Public Health and Community Medicine
Parts of work: I. Wikberg C, Westman J, Petersson E-L, Larsson MEH, Andre M, Eggertsen R, Thorn J, Ågren H, Björkelund C. Use of a self-rating scale to monitor depression severity in recurrent GP consultations in primary care – does it really make a difference? A randomised controlled study. BMC Fam Pract. 2017; 18(1):6.

II. Wikberg C, Nejati S, Larsson MEH, Petersson EL, Westman J, Ariai N, Kivi M, Eriksson M, Eggertsen R, Hange D, Baigi A, Björkelund C. Comparison Between the Montgomery-Asberg Depression Rating Scale–Self and the Beck Depression Inventory II in Primary Care. Prim Care Companion CNS Disord. 2015; 17(3): 10.

III. Wikberg C, Pettersson A, Westman J, Björkelund C, Petersson EL. Patients' perspectives on the use of the Montgomery Asberg Depression Rating Scale self-assessment version in primary care. Scand J Prim Health Care. 2016; 34(4): 434-442.

IV. Petersson EL, Wikberg C, Westman J, Ariai N, Nejati S, Björkelund C. Effects on work ability, job strain and return to work of monitoring depression using a self-assessment instrument in recurrent person-centered GP consultations – a randomized controlled study. (Submitted)
Date of Defence: 2017-03-24
Disputation: Fredagen den 24 mars 2017, kl. 13.00, Hörsal 2119, Hälsovetarbacken, hus 2, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: depression
primary care
self-assessment rating scales
patient reported outcome measures
Abstract: Aim: The general aim of this thesis was to evaluate effects of recurrent use of a self-assessment instrument in general practitioner (GP) consultations with the patient with depression in the primary care clinical context. Does the use of self-assessment instruments have an effect on depression course, as well as quality of life, well-being, anti-depressant medication use, sick leave, work ability, and health care use in a long-term perspective? Introduction: Depression is a common mental disord... more
ISBN: 978-91-629-0086-1 (Print)
978-91-629-0085-4 (PDF)
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