OPEN MINDS, The Behavioral Health & Social Service Industry Analyst Industry News After six months, significantly more (58% versus 43%) patients who received brief, structured psychotherapy via telephone reported a 50% improvement in their depression scores, rated their depression as much improved (80% versus 55%), and reported high satisfaction with treatment (59% versus 29%). 51% of patients who received a telephone care management intervention also reported a 50% improvement in their depression score compared with patients in the control group who received neither intervention. "It's a question of the optimal . . .
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