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Revicki D A, Siddique J, Frank L, Chung J Y, Green B L, Krupnick J, Prasad M, Miranda J.  Cost-effectiveness of evidence-based pharmacotherapy or cognitive behavior therapy compared with community referral for major depression in predominantly low-income minority women. Archives of General Psychiatry 2005; 62(8): 868-875


This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn.

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Antidepressive Agents, Second-Generation /economics /therapeutic use; Bupropion /economics /therapeutic use; Cognitive Therapy /economics /methods; Community Mental Health Services /economics; Cost-Benefit Analysis; Depressive Disorder, Major /drug therapy /economics; Drug Costs /statistics & numerical data; Female; Health Care Costs /statistics & numerical data; Health Status; Humans; Minority Groups /statistics & numerical data; numerical data; Paroxetine /economics /therapeutic use; Poverty /economics; Quality of Life; Referral and Consultation /economics; Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors /economics /therapeutic use; Sex Factors; Treatment Outcome