Targeted Depression Screening Ups Mental Health Referrals in Breast Cancer

Implementing routine depression screening increased referrals to behavioral health care among patients with breast cancer. In a study of 1,436 patients receiving care at the community level, 7.9% of patients in the implementation group were referred to care vs. 0.1% in an education-only group.

Via JAMA. Published online January 4, 2022.

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/article-abstract/2787729

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