Depression in Adults: Screening
Release Date: January 2016
|General adult population, including pregnant and postpartum women|
The USPSTF recommends screening for depression in the general adult population, including pregnant and postpartum women. Screening should be implemented with adequate systems in place to ensure accurate diagnosis, effective treatment, and appropriate follow-up.
|The USPSTF recommends the service. There is high certainty that the net benefit is moderate or there is moderate certainty that the net benefit is moderate to substantial.|
Internet Citation: Final Update Summary: Depression in Adults: Screening. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. January 2016.