Journal article

Diverse voices, simple desires: a conceptual design for primary care to respond to depression and related disorders

Victoria Palmer, Jane Gunn, Renata Kokanovic, Frances Griffiths, Bradley Shrimpton, Rosalind Hurworth, Helen Herrman, Caroline Johnson, Kelsey Hegarty, Grant Blashki, Ella Butler, Kate Johnston-Ata'ata, Christopher Dowrick



BACKGROUND: The World Health Organization and the World Organization of Family Doctors have called for 'doable' and 'limited' tasks to integrate mental health into primary care. Little information is provided about tasks GPs can undertake outside of guidelines that suggest to prescribe medication and refer to specialists. OBJECTIVES: The reorder study aimed to gather diverse patient and community perspectives to inform the development of an effective system of depression care. METHOD: Five hundred and seventy-six patients completed computer-assisted telephone interviews. Two hundred and seventy-six community stakeholders completed a modified two round Delphi. Responses were analysed to ident..

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Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council

Awarded by National Institute for Health Research

Funding Acknowledgements

Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute, which is supported by a grant from the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing, to reorder project (2005-2008). National Health and Medical Research Council project numbers (299869) (2004-2006); (454463) (2007-2009); (566511) (2009-2011) to diamond longitudinal study; beyondblue Victoria Centre for Excellence in Depression and Related Disorders to diamond.