Australian Family Physician
Australian Family Physician



David Pierce

Email: d.pierce@unimelb.edu.au
MBBS, MGPP, MMed, MD, FRACGP, FACPM, is a general practitioner and Director, Rural Health Academic Centre, The University of Melbourne, Ballarat, Victoria.

Depression in general practice Consultation duration and problem solving therapy

General practitioners have expressed concern that consultations offering psychological therapy approaches will take up too much time. However, problem solving therapy (PST) for depression...

Problem solving therapy Use and effectiveness in general practice

Problem solving therapy has been described as pragmatic, effective and easy to learn. It is an approach that makes sense to patients and professionals, does not require years of training and is...


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