Journal article

Effect of routinely assessing and addressing depression and diabetes distress using patient-reported outcome measures in improving outcomes among adults with type 2 diabetes: a systematic review protocol

Rita McMorrow, Barbara Hunter, Christel Hendrieckx, Dominika Kwasnicka, Leanne Cussen, Felicia Ching Siew Ho, Jane Speight, Jon Emery, Jo-Anne Manski-Nankervis

BMJ OPEN | BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2021

Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Type 2 diabetes is a global health priority. People with diabetes are more likely to experience mental health problems relative to people without diabetes. Diabetes guidelines recommend assessment of depression and diabetes distress during diabetes care. This systematic review will examine the effect of routinely assessing and addressing depression and diabetes distress using patient-reported outcome measures in improving outcomes among adults with type 2 diabetes. METHODS AND ANALYSIS: MEDLINE, Embase, CINAHL Complete, PsycInfo, The Cochrane Library and Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials will be searched using a prespecified strategy using a prespecified Population..

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Funding Acknowledgements

The Australian Rotary Health and the University of Melbourne supported this study through a PhD scholarship for RM (grant number: N/A). CH and JS are supported by core funding to the Australian Centre for Behavioural Research in Diabetes derived from the collaboration between Diabetes Victoria and Deakin University.