March/April 2020 Issue
Looking Beyond Diagnostic Criteria [The Last Word]

The power of family medicine is seeing patients as more than just signs and symptoms.

March/April 2018 Issue
Five Mobile Apps to Help Patients With Anxiety and Depression [SPPACES: App Reviews]

When patients need some assistance coping with mental distress, consider these apps.

July/August 2017 Issue
Treating Anxiety and Depression in Primary Care: Reducing Barriers to Access [Feature]

Colocating counseling and primary care services can help ensure that patients get the mental health care they need.

March/April 2017 Issue
Managing Behavioral Health Issues in Primary Care: Six Five-Minute Tools [Feature]

These practical strategies can help family physicians support patients with depression, anxiety, and other behavioral health issues.

March/April 2016 Issue
Screening Your Adult Patients for Depression [Feature]

Family physicians are well-placed to catch depression in patients early – and get reimbursed for it.

May/June 2011 Issue
My Favorite Patient of the Day [The Last Word]

Defiant, defensive and depressed, he was the highlight of my day.

Sep-Oct 2009 Issue
Immediate Action Protocol: A Tool to Help Your Practice Assess Suicidal Patients [Feature]

If you've cared for patients with suicidal ideation, you'll know how valuable this tool can be.

May-Jun 2009 Issue
Eleven Patient Misconceptions About Antidepressants: How to Respond [Feature]

Here's how to help your patients separate fact from fiction and make an informed decision.

Mar 2004 Issue
Coding for Depression Without Getting Depressed [Getting Paid]

Here is what you need to know to code and be reimbursed for counseling and treating patients with depression.

Nov-Dec 2000 Issue
Understanding Medicare's Mental Health Treatment Limitation [Getting Paid]

When family physicians provide mental health services to their Medicare patients, they can find their usual Medicare payments reduced. Here's the reason why and an explanation of why it shouldn't affect your bottom line.

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