Journal article

The association between chronic illness, multimorbidity and depressive symptoms in an Australian primary care cohort

Jane M Gunn, Darshini R Ayton, Konstancja Densley, Julie F Pallant, Patty Chondros, Helen E Herrman, Christopher F Dowrick

Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology | SPRINGER HEIDELBERG | Published : 2012


Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council

Funding Acknowledgements

The diamond study was funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council (ID 299869, 454463 & 566511) and the Victorian Centre for Excellence in Depression and Related Disorders, an initiative between beyondblue and the Victorian Government. Neither funding body had a role in study design; the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data; the writing of the manuscript; or the decision to submit this manuscript for publication. The listed authors submit this paper on behalf of the diamond project team, including the investigators and researchers involved in the study: A/Professor Kelsey Hegarty, Dr Grant Blashki, Dr Gail Gilchrist, Professor Michael Kyrios, Professor Dimity Pond, Ms Vanessa Madden, Dr David Pierce, Ms Maria Potiriadis, Ms Melina Ramp, Dr Lena Sanci, Dr Jane Sims, Ms Donna Southern, and the casual research staff. We are grateful to the thirty dedicated GPs, their patients and practice staff for making this research possible.