The aims of this study areto describe the adequacy of treatment for anxiety
and depressive disorders in Europe and how it differs between providers,
using data from the ESEMeD study The overall proportion of adequate
treatment was 45.8% (57.4% in the specialised sector and 23.3% in the
general medical care sector). Between-country differences were found in
treatment adequacy in the specialised setting. Organisational and political
aspects may explain these findings.