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The patient who is depressed

Depression is a common disorder, yet detection, treatment and referral rates in primary care are low. Many patients with depression also have a medical condition, whose outcome can worsen if the depression is not treated. Given the recurring nature of depression, clinicians must know how to diagnose and manage depression, which includes providing follow-up and teaching patients self-management.

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Psychiatry in primary care toolkit

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