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Measuring Quality of Decisions About Treatment of Depression

2014-08-27 03:12:36 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this randomized controlled trial is to examine the impact of a patient decision aid on the quality of decisions about managing symptoms of depression. In particular, we will examine whether the decision aid increases knowledge about depression/managing depression symptoms and concordance between goals and treatment choices.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Health Services Research

Conditions

Depression

Intervention

DVD/Booklet: Coping with Symptoms of Depression

Location

Center for Survey Research - University of Massachusetts Boston
Boston
Massachusetts
United States
02125

Status

Recruiting

Source

University of Massachusetts, Boston

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:12:36-0400

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