Collaborative depression care delivered before cardiovascular disease onset halved the excess risk of hard cardiovascular disease events among older, depressed patients. The findings raise the possibility that the IMPACT intervention could be used as a cardiovascular disease primary prevention strategy.
This tool is designed to help clinic support staff with answers to common questions they may hear from patients to help increase their comfort talking with patients about the PHQ-9 depression screener.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) answers frequently asked questions about billing Medicare for care management services in Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) and Rural Health Clinics (RHCs).
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) answers frequently asked questions about billing Medicare for behavioral health integration (BHI) services using the four CMS BHI codes.
After the deaths of her daughter and her husband, Elizabeth struggled with depression for over 20 years but finally found relief.
A survey published in the Maternal and Child Health Journal found that a significant number of women failed to disclose postpartum mood disorder symptoms to their healthcare providers and explored the barriers to disclosing symptoms.
This retrospective study in Ontario, Canada found that the perinatal and one-year postpartum suicide rate was comparable to international estimates.
This article presents ways to address the challenges of implementing collaborative care in low- and middle-income countries using experiences from three large-scale implementations in India and Nepal.
The Generalized Anxiety Disorder subscale of the Patient Health Questionnaire (GAD-7) is a quick and easy tool to help identify patients with anxiety and monitor treatment response.
A literature review, led by John Fortney, PhD, examined theoretical and empirical support for measurement-based care (MBC) and found that MBC is at a tipping point in the mental health care field.
The video, "A Tipping Point for Measurement-Based Care," created by the University of Washington Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, summarizes this literature review.