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The Research-to-Practice Gap in Mood Disorders: A Role for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Amy M. Kilbourne, PhD, MPH; Marcia Valenstein, MD; and Mark S. Bauer, MD

Published: April 16, 2007

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There is a persistent gap between the publication of research results and the translation of these findings to routine practice. It typically takes years to decades for a treatment proven efficacious in a randomized controlled trial to be adopted in routine care.1,2Further, for some treatments the risk-benefit profile may change substantially once disseminated.3,4‘ ‹

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