A randomised evaluation of CollAborative care and active surveillance for Screen-Positive EldeRs with sub-threshold depression (CASPER): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
作者: Natasha MitchellCatherine HewittJoy AdamsonSteve ParrottDavid TorgersonDavid EkersJohn HolmesHelen LesterDean McMillanDavid RichardsKaren SpilsburyChristine GodfreySimon Gilbody
作者单位: 1University of York, Heslington
2University of Durham
3University of Leeds
4University of Manchester
5University of Exeter
刊名: Trials, 2011, Vol.12 (1)
来源数据库: Springer Nature Journal
DOI: 10.1186/1745-6215-12-225
原始语种摘要: Abstract(#br) Background(#br)Depression accounts for the greatest burden of disease among all mental health problems, and is expected to become the second-highest amongst all general health problems by 2020. By the age of 75, 1 in 7 older people meet formal diagnostic criteria for depression. Efforts to ameliorate the burden of illness and personal suffering associated with depression in older people have focussed on those with more severe depressive syndromes. Less attention has been paid to those with mild disorders/sub-threshold depressive syndromes but these patients also suffer impairments in their quality of life and level of functioning.(#br) Methods/Design(#br)The CASPER study has been designed to assemble an epidemiological cohort of people over 75 years of age (the CASPER...
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影响因子:2.206 (2012)

  • controlled 受控
  • trial 试验
  • depression 低地
  • surveillance 监视
  • protocol 日态
  • threshold 阈值
  • active 活动的
  • evaluation 评价
  • study 学习