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Manage diagnosis, follow-up of depression systematically

It begins with having patients fill out a two-item screening questionnaire for depression, the Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-2), in the waiting room.
June 2011

HIV comes of age as disease of mid-to-late life

Mental health symptoms, for example, are more common. Dr. Christoff said that he's become more aggressive in the last year or so about referring patients to psychologists when mental health
November 2011

What works well for weight loss

Hynes said:. Minority race. Not only does obesity prevalence vary by race, but the way it affects health differs. ... Her clinic offers free initial visits with psychiatric fellows and then connects patients with affordable mental health treatment.
June 2017

Taking a drink: what patients should know

C), and many types of cancer, as well as some mental health conditions such as anxiety or depression that can be exacerbated in some people who drink.“ For each individual, it ... Preventive Services Task Force. Ann Intern Med. 2012. Klatsky AL.
January 2013

Scribes: A write way and a wrong way

Kamnetz, vice chair for clinical care in the department of family medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. ... Occasionally the patients requested that the scribe step out during a pelvic exam or if there was a mental
February 2012

Lawmakers try to ‘script’ what doctors say

the patient's medical care or safety, or the safety of others.” That exception would enable some clinicians, such as mental health professionals or paramedics, to more routinely ask about gun ... Cooke said, pointing to the then-dire health and social
January 2012

Expressive writing could help erase irritable bowel syndrome

of the perceived stigma of mental health treatment. ... Halpert. There is one patient population with which internists probably shouldn't run expressive writing experiments—those with severe mental health issues.“ If someone is suicidal, having them
October 2010

Medicare pays for annual depression screening

who can facilitate and coordinate referrals for necessary mental health treatment. ... interactions with any mental health professional to whom a patient is referred.
March 2012

Who loses if Obamacare is repealed? Just about everyone

Some 60 million people suffer from such conditions. Under the ACA, mental health is an“ essential benefit” that insurers must cover to the same degree as they cover other medical care. ... The ACA also prohibits denials for people with pre-existing
February 2017

Improving rural health takes effort, energy

Maine. The lower hospitalization rates accounted for $5.5 million in health care savings annually. ... They sent patient data on food intake, exercise, medication adherence, mental health issues, and smoking back to the physicians.
September 2015

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