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Attitude of Family Physicians to Depression Treatment

Yasemin YILDIZ, Didem SUNAY, Mehmet Ali AKKUŞ.

Abstract
Objective: Cognitive Behavioral Terapy and pharmacotherapy are experimentaly proven to be effective in treatment of depression. In this study, the attitude of Family Physicians for patients with depression towards depression treatment have been investigated.
Method:100 Family Physicians (FP) participated to the research who were reached between 29 October 2008- 29 December 2008. A questionnaire including 32 questions was performed. The collected data are analyzed by Descriptive Statistic Study, Chi-Square, Mann-Whitney U and Kruskal-Wallis H tests.
Results: It was found that the Family Physicians who answered the question that the psychotherapy of the depressive patients should be performed the specialists as “yes” has a lower level of feeling of self sufficiency about monitoring and treatment of the depression than the ones giving the answer as “no” (p=0.026). It was found that there was a significant relation between giving positive answers to the questions about abnormalities related to biochemistry of heavy depression occurrences and psychotherapy tends to be unsuccessful for the depressive patients ( p<0,05).
Conclusion: Family Physicians can take role by pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy in depression therapy. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy courses could be organised for Family Physicians.

Key words: Family Physician, Depression, Attitude


 
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YILDIZ Y, SUNAY D, AKKUŞ MA. Attitude of Family Physicians to Depression Treatment. JCBPR. 2018; 7(2): 62-71. doi:10.5455/JCBPR.275495


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YILDIZ Y, SUNAY D, AKKUŞ MA. Attitude of Family Physicians to Depression Treatment. https://www.jcbpr.org/?mno=275495 [Access: July 31, 2022]. doi:10.5455/JCBPR.275495


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YILDIZ Y, SUNAY D, AKKUŞ MA. Attitude of Family Physicians to Depression Treatment. JCBPR. 2018; 7(2): 62-71. doi:10.5455/JCBPR.275495



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YILDIZ Y, SUNAY D, AKKUŞ MA. Attitude of Family Physicians to Depression Treatment. JCBPR. (2018), [cited July 31, 2022]; 7(2): 62-71. doi:10.5455/JCBPR.275495



Harvard Style

YILDIZ, Y., SUNAY, . D. & AKKUŞ, . M. A. (2018) Attitude of Family Physicians to Depression Treatment. JCBPR, 7 (2), 62-71. doi:10.5455/JCBPR.275495



Turabian Style

YILDIZ, Yasemin, Didem SUNAY, and Mehmet Ali AKKUŞ. 2018. Attitude of Family Physicians to Depression Treatment. Journal of Cognitive-Behavioral Psychotherapy and Research, 7 (2), 62-71. doi:10.5455/JCBPR.275495



Chicago Style

YILDIZ, Yasemin, Didem SUNAY, and Mehmet Ali AKKUŞ. "Attitude of Family Physicians to Depression Treatment." Journal of Cognitive-Behavioral Psychotherapy and Research 7 (2018), 62-71. doi:10.5455/JCBPR.275495



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

YILDIZ, Yasemin, Didem SUNAY, and Mehmet Ali AKKUŞ. "Attitude of Family Physicians to Depression Treatment." Journal of Cognitive-Behavioral Psychotherapy and Research 7.2 (2018), 62-71. Print. doi:10.5455/JCBPR.275495



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

YILDIZ, Y., SUNAY, . D. & AKKUŞ, . M. A. (2018) Attitude of Family Physicians to Depression Treatment. Journal of Cognitive-Behavioral Psychotherapy and Research, 7 (2), 62-71. doi:10.5455/JCBPR.275495