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What are the most effective diagnostic and therapeutic strategies for the management of depression in specialist care ? [publication] /

by World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe. Health Evidence Network; Möller, Hans-Jürgen; Henkel, Verena.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Health Evidence Network reports.Publisher: Copenhagen : WHO Regional Office for Europe, 2005Description: 21 p.SAPHIR theme(s): Santé mentaleMeSH subject(s): Depression | Depressive Disorder | Psychotherapy | Quality of Health Care | Depression -- diagnosis | Depression -- therapy | Depression -- drug therapy | Depressive Disorder -- diagnosis | Depressive Disorder -- therapy | Depressive Disorder -- drug therapy | ReviewPUBLICATION TYPE SAPHIR: ReportOnline resources: Date de consultation : 30.07.2010 Summary: This is a Health Evidence Network (HEN) synthesis report on the most effective diagnostic and therapeutic strategies for the management of depression. There are well documented treatments for depression, mainly pharmaceuticals and psychotherapy. Collaboration across primary and speciality care including clinician education and nurse case management is of key importance in effective management of depression, enhancing its detection, recognition, diagnosis and treatment. Adherence to evidence-based guidelines improves treatment outcomes. The importance of support in self-management, in particular for elderly people suffering from depression, is well documented in view of the fact that these individuals are particularly underserved. [P. 2] Résumé français: http://www.euro.who.int/HEN/Syntheses/depressmgt/20050523_5?language=French
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This is a Health Evidence Network (HEN) synthesis report on the most effective diagnostic and therapeutic strategies for the management of depression. There are well documented treatments for depression, mainly pharmaceuticals and psychotherapy. Collaboration across primary and speciality care including clinician education and nurse case management is of key importance in effective management of depression, enhancing its detection, recognition, diagnosis and treatment. Adherence to evidence-based guidelines improves treatment outcomes. The importance of support in self-management, in particular for elderly people suffering from depression, is well documented in view of the fact that these individuals are particularly underserved. [P. 2] Résumé français: http://www.euro.who.int/HEN/Syntheses/depressmgt/20050523_5?language=French