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Treatment, spending on outpatient care for depression in US

April 24, 2019

Bottom Line: Researchers analyzed national survey data on the use of health services and spending to examine trends in the outpatient treatment of depression in the U.S. population from 1998 to 2015, a time when many policy changes have expanded insurance coverage for mental health conditions.

Authors: Jason M. Hockenberry, Ph.D., Emory University, Atlanta, and coauthors

(doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2019.0633)

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