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Depression Research and Treatment
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 309094, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/309094
Research Article

Using Self-Guided Treatment Software (ePST) to Teach Clinicians How to Deliver Problem-Solving Treatment for Depression

1Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 1249 Boylston Avenue 3rd floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
2Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
3Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
4Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
5Department of Educational Psychology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 72705, USA

Received 2 April 2012; Revised 19 August 2012; Accepted 26 August 2012

Academic Editor: Amy Kilbourne

Copyright © 2012 James A. Cartreine et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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