Functioning and utility for current health of patients with depression or chronic medical conditions in managed, primary care practices.

  • Wells K
  • Sherbourne C
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Health utility is the recommended outcome metric for medical cost-effectiveness studies. We compared health utility and quality of life for primary care patients with depression or chronic medical conditions.

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  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Ambulatory Care
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Bipolar Disorder: therapy
  • Chronic Disease
  • Chronic Disease: therapy
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Delivery of Health Care
  • Delivery of Health Care: standards
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Depressive Disorder: therapy
  • Female
  • Health Status
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Managed Care Programs
  • Managed Care Programs: statistics & numerical data
  • Middle Aged
  • Primary Health Care
  • Primary Health Care: statistics & numerical data
  • Quality of Health Care
  • Quality of Life

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  • K B Wells

  • C D Sherbourne

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