IDENTIFYING THE BIOPSYCHOSOCIAL CORRELATES OF DEPRESSION IN PRIMARY CARE: TREATMENT IMPLICATIONS
Grant number: 1071629 | Funding period: 2014 - 2017
This research follows a cohort of primary care patients with depressive symptoms over 10 years. Data provided by participants will be used to identify the risk factors for chronic depression and this information will be used to develop novel ways to manage this common, but complex, condition in the general practice setting.
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Patient reported self-help strategies and the perceived benefits for managing sub-threshold depressive symptoms: A nested qualitative study of Australian primary care attendees
Anna Kathryn Taylor, Victoria J Palmer, Sandra Davidson, Susan Fletcher, Jane Gunn
BACKGROUND: Subthreshold depression is common in primary care, but there is little information about the self-help strategies that..
Psychological distress and unmet mental health needs among urban taxi drivers: A cross-sectional survey
Sandra Davidson, Greg Wadley, Nicola Reavley, Jane Gunn, Susan Fletcher
OBJECTIVES: The taxi industry relies on a male-dominated, predominately immigrant workforce who face multiple risk factors for poo..
Impact of functional and structural social relationships on two year depression outcomes: A multivariate analysis
Sandra K Davidson, Christopher F Dowrick, Jane M Gunn
BACKGROUND: High rates of persistent depression highlight the need to identify the risk factors associated with poor depression ou..
Mental health interventions and future major depression among primary care patients with subthreshold depression
Sandra K Davidson, Meredith G Harris, Christopher F Dowrick, Caroline A Wachtler, Jane Pirkis, Jane M Gunn
BACKGROUND: Subthreshold depression is prevalent in primary care and is associated with poorer quality of life, higher health care..
Factors associated with smoking and smoking cessation among primary care patients with depression: a naturalistic cohort study
Gail Gilchrist, Sandra Davidson, Aves Middleton, Helen Herrman, Kelsey Hegarty, Jane Gunn
Purpose – People with a history of depression are more likely to smoke and less likely to achieve abstinence from smoking long ter..