Stratified care has the potential to improve depression treatment outcomes
RCT results published
A randomised controlled trial supported by MindLife using MindLife’s StratCare application to improve the mental health therapeutic process and clinical outcomes.
Stratified Care vs Stepped Care for Depression
A Cluster Randomized Clinical Trial
Jaime Delgadillo, PhD; Shehzad Ali, PhD; Kieran Fleck, PGDip7; et al
Question Is stratified care an efficacious and cost-effective approach to psychological treatment selection compared with stepped care?
Findings In this cluster randomized clinical trial of 951 adults with common mental disorders, stratified care was efficacious and cost-effective for the treatment of depression symptoms relative to stepped care.
Meaning These findings suggest that stratified care has the potential to improve depression treatment outcomes.
Interview with Michael Barkham, PhD, and Jaime Delgadillo, PhD, authors of Stratified Care vs Stepped Care for Depression: A Cluster Randomized Clinical Trial. Hosted by John B. Torous, MD, MBI.