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Modelling the care pathway for longer-term depression – the IQuESTS project

Depression is a common and debilitating mental health problem. The majority of people with depression will experience a full recovery, however for some the outlook is uncertain. This includes people whose depression is a chronic condition (sometimes called ‘treatment resistant’ depression) and those who have recurrent episodes of major depression (also termed ‘relapsing’ depression). For […]

Living well with longer-term depression – The IQuESTS Project

The Improving Quality and Effectiveness of Services Therapies and Self-management of longer term depression (IQuESTS) project has helped to develop practical tools and service improvements to support people with longer-term depression to manage their own recovery. Over a 5 year period, a wide range of stakeholders have come together to research the whole pathway of care for people with longer-term depression and […]

Self-management of longer-term depression: A guide for carers and professionals

This training resource is based on the findings of a qualitative research project undertaken by IQuESTS (Improving the Quality and Effectiveness of Services, Therapies and Self-management in longer-term depression), a project managed by the University of Sheffield, which aims to reduce levels of chronic, recurrent and relapsing depression in South Yorkshire. To view the guide please […]