Evidence

An incomplete listing of research articles to help establish the evidence for integrated & collaborative care. Suggestions can be sent to integratedcare@psych.org

AHRQ's Academy of Integrating Behavioral Health and Primary Care. Includes key and foundational research as well as the "latest published literature."

Archer, J et al Collaborative care for depression and anxiety problems. In: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 2012. Review of 79 RCTs.

Collins, C. Milbank Report: Evolving Models of Behavioral Health Integration in Primary Care. May 2010.

Druss B. A randomized trial of medical care management for community mental health settings: the Primary Care Access, Referral, and Evaluation (PCARE) study. Am J Psychiatry. 2010 Feb;167(2):151-9. doi: 10.1176/appi.ajp.2009.09050691. Epub 2009 Dec 15.

Druss B. Mental health care quality under managed care in the United States: a view from the Health Employer Data and Information Set (HEDIS). Am J Psychiatry 2002;159:860–2.

Druss B. Synthesis Project Mental disorders and medical comorbidity. 2011.

Gilbody, S. Collaborative Care for Depression A Cumulative Meta-analysis and Review of Longer-term Outcomes, Arch Intern Med. Arch Intern Med. 2006 Nov 27;166(21):2314-21.

Jacob, V. Economics of Collaborative Care for Management of Depressive Disorders A Community Guide Systematic Review. Am J Prev Med 2012;42(5):539–549.

Katon, W. Medical News and Perspectives Health Reform Research Pave Way for Collaborative Care for Mental Illness. JAMA. 2013;309(23):2425-2426. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.6494 or 

Katon, W. An editorial - Health reform and the Affordable Care Act: The importance of mental health treatment to achieving the triple aim. Journal of Psychosomatic Research 74 (2013) 533-537.

Katon, WJ; Lin EHB; Von Korff M; Ciechanowski P; Ludman EJ; Young B; Peterson D; Rutter Cm; McGregor M; McCulloch D; Collaborative care for patients with depression and chronic illnesses. N Engl J Med 2010; 363:2611-2620.

Katon W; Russo J; Lin EH; Schmittdiel J; Ciechanowski P; Ludman E; Peterson D; Young B; Von Corff M: Cost effectiveness of a multicondition collaborative care intervention: a randomnized controlled trial. Arch Gen Psychiatry 2012; 69:506-514.

Katon W, Unutzer J; Consultation psychiatry in the medical home and accountable care organizations: achieving the trip aim. Gen Hosp Psychiatry 2011; 33:305-310.

Mitchell P; Wynia M; Golden R; McNellis B; Okun S; Webb CE; Rohrbach V; von Cohorn I: Institute of Medicine roundtable on value & science-driven health care: core principles and values of effective team-based health care. Washington, DC: National Academic Press, 2012.

Patel V; Belkin GS; Chockalingam A; Cooper J; Saxena S; Unutzer J: Grand challenges: integrating mental health services into priority health care platforms. PLoS Med 2013; 10:e1001448.

Peek CJ, National Integration Academy Council: Lexicon for behavioral health and primary care integration: concepts and definitions developed by expert consensus. AHRQ Publication No.12-IP001-EF. Rockville, MD, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 2013.

Pincus, H. Analysis & commentary: the Case For Measuring Quality In Mental Health And Substance Abuse Care. Health Aff (Millwood). 2011 Apr;30(4):730-6. doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.2011.0268.

Scharf, D; Eberhart, N; Schmidt, N; Horvitz-Lennon, M; Beckman, R; Han, B; Lovejoy, S; Pincus, H; Burnam, M. Evaluation of the SAMHSA Primary and Behavioral Health Care Integration (PBHCI) Grant Program, Final Report, 2014 RAND Corporation.

Smith TE; Erlich MD; Sederer LI; Vaughan CA; Cutta T; Pincus HA; Burnam MA: Integrated care: integrating general medical and behavioral health care: the new york state perspective. Psychiatr Serv 2013;; 65:828-831.

Thota, A, Collaborative Care to Improve the Management of Depressive Disorders A Community Guide Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, Am J Prev Med 2012;42(5):525–538.

Woltmann, E. Comparative Effectiveness of Collaborative Chronic Care Models for Mental Health Conditions Across Primary, Specialty, and Behavioral Health Care Settings: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Am J Psychiatry 169:8, August 2012, 790-804.

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, Community Preventive Services Task Force. Recommendation from the Community Preventive Services Task Force for Use of Collaborative Care for the Management of Depressive Disorders.

Unützer, J. The Collaborative Care Model: An Approach for Integrating Physical and Mental Health Care in Medicaid Health Homes, May 2013.

Unützer, J. Quality Improvement With Pay-for-Performance Incentives in Integrated Behavioral Health Care. Am J Public Health. 2012 Jun;102(6):e41-5. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2011.300555. Epub 2012 Apr 19.

Unutzer J, Katon WJ, Fan MY, et al. "Long-term Cost Effects of Collaborative Care for Late-life Depression." The American Journal of Managed Care. February 2008;14(2):95-100.