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Specialist mental health treatment in general practice: a meta-analysis

  • Matteo Balestrieri (a1), Paul Williams (a1) and Greg Wilkinson (a1)

A meta-analysis of studies was carried out to compare treatment by specialist mental health professionals in the general practice setting and ‘usual GP treatment ’. Overall, treatment by specialist mental health professionals had a 10% greater success rate.

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1Address for correspondence: Dr G. Wilkinson, General Practice Research Unit, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF.
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Psychological Medicine
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