Depression in Adults: Screening

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Source: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

Last Reviewed: January 2016

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends screening adults, including pregnant and postpartum people, for depression. USPSTF notes that systems for screening should ensure accurate diagnosis, effective treatment, and appropriate follow-up.

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U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. (2016). Final recommendation statement: depression in adults: screening. Retrieved from