Depression screening is not enough

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The findings of Valenstein and colleagues in this issue do not imply that detecting depression is unimportant. Instead, the authors' cost-utility analysis raises questions about universal screening (as opposed to selective case finding) and about merely improving detection without simultaneously enhancing treatment and follow-up.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)418-420
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of internal medicine
Issue number5
StatePublished - Mar 6 2001


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  • Internal Medicine

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