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Using the Electronic Medical Record to Examine Racial and Ethnic Differences in Depression Diagnosis and Treatment in a Primary Care Population

OBJECTIVE: We assessed racial and ethnic differences in depression diagnosis and treatment in a primary care population. METHODS: A sample of primary care outpatients in 2007 was generated using the electronic medical record (EMR). Patients were considered depressed if their providers billed for dep...

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Main Authors: Trinh, Nhi-Ha T., LaRocca, Rachel, Regan, Susan, Chang, Trina E., Gilman, Stephen E., Fava, Maurizio, Yeung, Albert
Format: Online Article Text
Language:English
Published: 2012
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Online Access:https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3919035/
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24524015
http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/2167-1079.1000106