Addressing tri-morbidity (hepatitis C, psychiatric disorders, and substance use): the importance of routine mental health screening as a component of a comanagement model of care.

  • Fireman M
  • Indest D
  • Blackwell A
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Recent studies suggest that most patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection commonly present to medical clinics with active psychiatric and substance use disorders. However, routine screening for these disorders is generally not done.

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  • Marian Fireman

  • David W Indest

  • Aaron Blackwell

  • Ashlee J Whitehead

  • Peter Hauser

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