Topic: Behavioral Health

Behavioral Health Integration

Assessment

Providers in the US health care system often assess and treat patients with physical health conditions and behavioral health conditions (e.g., mental health and substance use disorders) in siloes, yet physical and behavioral health are inextricably linked. Up to 70% of physician visits are for issues with a behavioral health component.2 A similar proportion of […]

Behavioral Health Integration

Assessment

Providers in the US health care system often assess and treat patients with physical health conditions and behavioral health conditions (e.g., mental health and substance use disorders) in siloes, yet physical and behavioral health are inextricably linked. Up to 70% of physician visits are for issues with a behavioral health component. A similar proportion of […]

Depression: Treatment-Resistant

Assessment

Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a common and debilitating condition; on an annual basis, it is estimated that nearly 14 million Americans will have at least one episode of MDD. While definitions of so-called “treatment-resistant” depression vary, this generally refers to patients with persistent depression after attempted management with two or more medications. For questions […]

Depression: Treatment-Resistant

Assessment

Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a common and debilitating condition; on an annual basis, it is estimated that nearly 14 million Americans will have at least one episode of MDD. While definitions of so-called “treatment-resistant” depression vary, this generally refers to patients with persistent depression after attempted management with two or more medications. For questions […]