Can treating depression improve disease outcomes?

Jeffrey L. Jackson*, Kent DeZee, Elizabeth Berbano

*Corresponding author for this work

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Although treating depression may not improve the outcome of comorbid illnesses, as a study in this issue suggests, it may dramatically improve the quality of life for patients and their families. Clinicians should continue to look for and treat depression in their patients.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1054-1056
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of Internal Medicine
Issue number12
StatePublished - 15 Jun 2004
Externally publishedYes


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