Organized Self-Management Support Services for Chronic Depression

2014-08-27 03:13:08 | BioPortfolio


The purpose is to test the effectiveness of an organized care program for chronic or recurrent depression. Using a two-arm design, the investigators will randomly assign 300 participants with chronic or recurrent depression to one of two conditions: continued usual care (UC); or an 18-month organized treatment program focused on outreach and engagement, including a weekly group self-management training program, monthly visits with a psychotherapist (in-person or by telephone), and optional one-on-one visits with a peer support specialist. All intervention components are intended as adjuncts to any existing depression treatment (usually antidepressant medication) provided by participants' regular providers.

Study Design





organized care program for chronic or recurrent depression


Group Health Research Insitute
United States


Enrolling by invitation


Group Health Cooperative

Results (where available)

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