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Source: The Guide to Community Preventive Services
Last Reviewed: June 2010
Workgroups: Mental Health and Mental Disorders Workgroup
The Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) recommends collaborative care for managing depressive disorders. Collaborative care is a multi-part intervention in which case managers link primary care providers, patients, and mental health specialists. CPSTF found that collaborative care improves depression symptoms, treatment adherence and response, and remission and recovery from depression.
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Guide to Community Preventive Services. (2010). Mental Health: Collaborative Care for the Management of Depressive Disorders. Retrieved from https://www.thecommunityguide.org/findings/mental-health-collaborative-care-management-depressive-disorders