Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Improving Depression Management in Primary Care|
Lucinda B Leung
||West Los Angeles, CA
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||Health Services R&D
|| July 2020 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Background: VA’s Primary Care–Mental Health Integration (PC-MHI) is rooted in evidence-based collaborative care models, where care managers, mental health specialists, and primary care providers jointly treat depression in primary care. While PC-MHI enabled specialists to support medication treatment in primary care, timely and sufficient access to psychotherapy is unattainable. Alternative therapy modalities are needed. Significance/Impact: Depression is disabling and affects one in five Vetera...
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