Adequacy of Depression Treatment in Spouses of Cancer Survivors: Findings From a Nationally Representative US Survey

Adequacy of Depression Treatment in Spouses of Cancer Survivors: Findings From a Nationally... Adequacy of Depression Treatment in Spouses of Cancer Survivors: Findings From a Nationally Representative US Survey 1,2 3 1,2 Kristin Litzelman, PhD , Abiola O. Keller, PA-C, PhD , Amye Tevaarwerk, MD , and Lori DuBenske, 1,2 PhD 1 2 3 UW-Madison, Madison, WI, USA; UW Carbone Cancer Center, Madison, WI, USA; Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, USA. depression treatment, particularly in rural areas. The find- BACKGROUND: Recent research suggests that mental ings have implications for identifying and educating indi- health problems in spouses of cancer survivors are asso- viduals with depression in primary care and other clinical ciated with worse mental health in the survivors them- areas. selves. Adequately treating spousal mental health prob- lems therefore represents an opportunity to improve out- KEY WORDS: caregiver; cancer; co-survivor; survivorship; depression. comes for both cancer survivors and their co-surviving family members. J Gen Intern Med 33(6):869–76 OBJECTIVE: Using nationally representative data, this DOI: 10.1007/s11606-018-4331-z study sought to determine how depression treatment dif- © Society of General Internal Medicine 2018 fers between spouses of cancer survivors with depression compared to the general married population and assess rural/urban disparities in treatment. DESIGN: The design of the study is cross sectional. INTRODUCTION PARTICIPANTS: Data http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of General Internal Medicine Springer Journals

Adequacy of Depression Treatment in Spouses of Cancer Survivors: Findings From a Nationally Representative US Survey

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Springer Journals
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Copyright © 2018 by Society of General Internal Medicine
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Medicine & Public Health; Internal Medicine
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0884-8734
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1525-1497
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10.1007/s11606-018-4331-z
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Adequacy of Depression Treatment in Spouses of Cancer Survivors: Findings From a Nationally Representative US Survey 1,2 3 1,2 Kristin Litzelman, PhD , Abiola O. Keller, PA-C, PhD , Amye Tevaarwerk, MD , and Lori DuBenske, 1,2 PhD 1 2 3 UW-Madison, Madison, WI, USA; UW Carbone Cancer Center, Madison, WI, USA; Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, USA. depression treatment, particularly in rural areas. The find- BACKGROUND: Recent research suggests that mental ings have implications for identifying and educating indi- health problems in spouses of cancer survivors are asso- viduals with depression in primary care and other clinical ciated with worse mental health in the survivors them- areas. selves. Adequately treating spousal mental health prob- lems therefore represents an opportunity to improve out- KEY WORDS: caregiver; cancer; co-survivor; survivorship; depression. comes for both cancer survivors and their co-surviving family members. J Gen Intern Med 33(6):869–76 OBJECTIVE: Using nationally representative data, this DOI: 10.1007/s11606-018-4331-z study sought to determine how depression treatment dif- © Society of General Internal Medicine 2018 fers between spouses of cancer survivors with depression compared to the general married population and assess rural/urban disparities in treatment. DESIGN: The design of the study is cross sectional. INTRODUCTION PARTICIPANTS: Data

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Journal of General Internal MedicineSpringer Journals

Published: Feb 5, 2018

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