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Spotlight on Mental Health Centers of Excellence

Randomized Controlled Trial of Behavioral Activation for Depression and Suicidality in Primary Care

by Jennifer Funderburk, PhD
Seminar date: 6/10/2019

Description: Within the VA, the inclusion of PCMHI providers in a majority of primary care clinics allows for the provision of brief interventions to help reduce depressive symptoms and prevent further escalation; however, there are limited options for evidence-based interventions. This presentation will provide a summary of a brief behavioral activation intervention for Veterans with a range of depressive symptoms and the initial results of that trial. Intended Audience: Primary care and PCMHI providers, researchers, and policy makers.

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