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Medical Doctor (MD)
Using the principles of lay counseling, health professional students were trained to deliver psychosocial educational interventions and administer substance use screenings to uninsured monolingual Spanish-speaking Latino immigrants with symptomatic depression and/or substance use disorders. Changes in depressive symptoms were assessed with the PHQ-9. Twenty-five patients enrolled in the lay counselor program for depression. PHQ-9 data were available from the 15 individuals who completed the program, among whom the mean baseline score was 11.7 (SD = 6.2) and mean final score was 4.6 (SD = 4.2) (p
Rodriguez Guzman, Juan Gabriel, "Health Professional Students As Providers Of Behavioral Health Services To Uninsured Immigrants" (2017). Yale Medicine Thesis Digital Library. 2166.
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