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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

Chief investigator: Professor Simon GilbodyORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0002-8236-6983

Lead Author: Ms Katharine Bosanquet

Contractor: The University of York

Cost: £887,105.00

Co-investigators: Dr Dean McMillan, Dr Helen Lewis, Dr John Holmes, Emeritus Professor Christine Godfrey, Professor Carolyn Chew-Graham, Professor Catherine Hewitt, Professor David Ekers, Professor David Richards, Professor John Young, Professor Joy Adamson.

Started: September 2012 | Status: Published November 2017

ISRCTN: 45842879

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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