Eine literatur- und expertengestützte Analyse der Versorgungspraxis von depressiv erkrankten Menschen in Deutschland

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Objective: This study analyses deficits in outpatient care for depressed persons in Germany and seeks to identify possibilities for improvement.Method: Literature search and expert interviews.Results: The outpatient depression care does not consider guidelines. A numerous possibilities to optimise outpatient treatment of depressive ill people were identified.Conclusions: Incentives should be systematically set to encourage services that are specific for treating chronic disorders. Systematic incentive for the improvement of the outpatient depression care should be given for example in particular for the achievements, which are important for the care of chronic disorders.
Translated title of the contributionA Literature- and Expert-Based Analysis of the Outpatient Treatment of Depressive Ill People in Germany.
Original languageGerman
JournalPsychiatrische Praxis
Issue number5
Pages (from-to)252-258
Number of pages7
Publication statusPublished - 07.2013

    Research areas

  • Health sciences - depression, expert interviews, literature review, optimization, outpatient care