Targeting depression interviewing: An exercise in diagnostic reasoning

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The diagnostic process is composed of a series of steps. Risk factors can be applied clinically like diagnostic tests. The clinical usefulness of a risk factor hinges on its associated magnitude of risk and its prevalence in clinical populations. Risk factors may or may not significantly influence our diagnostic behavior enough to move us from one step to the next.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)262-265
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of General Internal Medicine
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1998

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  • Internal Medicine


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