An article that discusses integrating and adapting evidence-based psychotherapy into primary care settings. The authors synthesize past clinical trials that assess psychotherapy interventions within the constraints and competing demands of the primary care environment, consider barriers inhibiting widespread integration of psychotherapy, and identify future directions.
A group of primary care providers participating in an integrated mental health program in primary care clinics were surveyed to learn about their experiences. The findings suggest areas for improvement in future implementations.
This study looks at the effect that integrated care, specifically IMPACT, has on depressed patients with cancer in the primary care setting.
The Behavioral Health Integration Implementation Guide is the most recent addition to the landmark series of Safety Net Medical Home Initiative implementation guides produced by Qualis Health to help primary care practices become Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMH).
Wayne Katon, MD ponders the possible ramifications of not integrating mental health care into primary care and the overwhelming evidence in support of doing so. Recorded at the National Summit Meeting on Integrated Mental Health Care hosted by the AIMS Center in 2011.
This handout shows the differences between the two types of care given in the IMPACT trial, usual care and Collaborative Care (called IMPACT care for the trial).