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Depression prevention, labour force participation and income of older working aged Australians: a microsimulation economic analysis
journal contributionposted on 01.05.2015, 00:00 authored by J L Veerman, R N Shrestha, Cathy Mihalopoulos, M E Passey, S J Kelly, R Tanton, E J Callander, D J Schofield
Depression has economic consequences not only for the health system, but also for individuals and society. This study aims to quantify the potential economic impact of five-yearly screening for sub-syndromal depression in general practice among Australians aged 45-64 years, followed by a group-based psychological intervention to prevent progression to depression.