Med Care 2014 Nov;52(11):989-97
*Center for Multicultural Mental Health Research, Somerville, MA †Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, WA ‡Behavioral Sciences Research Institute, University of Puerto Rico Medical School, San Juan, PR §Department of Psychology, New York University, NY ∥Department of Psychology, Clark University, MA ¶Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA #Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA **Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY ††Department of Psychiatry, MSC-University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR.
Background: Persistent disparities in access and quality of mental health care for Latinos indicate a need for evidence-based, culturally adapted, and outside-the-clinic-walls treatments.
Objective: Evaluate treatment effectiveness of telephone (ECLA-T) or face-to-face (ECLA-F) delivery of a 6-8 session cognitive behavioral therapy and care management intervention for low-income Latinos, as compared to usual care for depression.
Design: Multisite randomized controlled trial. Read More