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The CASPER-PLUS Trial: Collaborative care for screen-positive elders with Major Depressive Disorder
Project title: The CASPER-PLUS Trial: Collaborative care for screen-positive elders with Major Depressive Disorder
Call to action: 10/57 HTA Clinical Trials - January 2011 Board submission (July 2010 deadline)
Research type: Primary Research
Contractor: The University of York
Co-investigators: Dr Helen Lewis, Dr John Holmes, Emeritus Professor Christine Godfrey, Professor Carolyn Chew-Graham, Professor Catherine Hewitt, Professor David Ekers, Professor David Richards, Professor Dean McMillan, Professor John Young, Professor Joy Adamson.
Started: September 2012 | Status: Published November 2017
In older people with major depression, adding collaborative care to usual GP care improved outcomes at 4 months, but not at 12 or 18 months, with a cost/QALY of about £26,000.
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