Monthly Archives: September 2015

Shared Decision Making Tool for Antidepressant Choices

The choice of antidepressant in primary care can directly affect outcomes and quality of care for patients with depression. Faculty at the Mayo Clinic developed the Depression Medication Choice (DMC) encounter decision aid, designed to help patients and clinicians consider … Continue reading

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Americans Say They View Mental and Physical Health As Equally Important

A recent Harris Poll survey about attitudes toward mental health was conducted on behalf of the Anxiety and Depression Associations of America, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and the National Alliance for Suicide Prevention. Over 2,000 US adults over 18 … Continue reading

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