Effect of collaborative care vs usual care on depressive symptoms among older adults with sub-threshold depression: the CASPER randomized clinical trial

Simon Martin Gilbody, Helen Jane Lewis, Joy Ann Adamson, Katie Atherton , Della Bailey, Jacqueline Birtwistle , Katherine Nancy Bosanquet, Emily Clare , Jaime Delgadillo, David Ekers, Deborah Foster, Rhian Gabe, Samantha Gascoyne, Lesley Haley , Jahnese Hamilton , Rebecca Hargate, Catherine Elizabeth Hewitt, John Holmes, Ada Keding, Amanda Lilley-Kelly Shaista Meer, Natasha Mitchell, Karen Jane Overend, Madeline Pasterfield, Jodi Pervin, David Richards, Karen Spilsbury, Gemma D Traviss-Turner, Dominic Trepel, Rebecca Woodhouse, Friederike Ziegler , Dean McMillan

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In the CASPER randomized trial of 705 participants age 65 and older with sub-threshold depression, those randomized to a collaborative care intervention had lower depression scores, measured by the Patient Health 9-item questionnaire at 4 month follow-up, compared to usual care.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)728-737
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of the American Medical Association
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 21 Feb 2017

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