Predictors of antidepressant prescription and early use among depressed outpatients Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Ambulatory Care
  • Antidepressive Agents
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Drug Prescriptions
  • Patient Compliance

abstract

  • Many patients with depression seeking treatment at community mental health clinics do not receive antidepressant drug therapy. The offer of medication is predicted by patient ethnicity, clinic type, and symptom severity. Minority patients are less likely to be offered antidepressant treatment.

publication date

  • January 1999

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 10327900

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 690

end page

  • 6

volume

  • 156

number

  • 5