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International Journal of Family Medicine
Volume 2012, Article ID 507464, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/507464
Research Article

Integration between Primary Care and Mental Health Services in Italy: Determinants of Referral and Stepped Care

1Dipartimento di Medicina e Sanità Pubblica, Alma Mater Studiorum Università di Bologna, Via San Giacomo 12, 40124 Bologna, Italy
2Dipartimento Salute Mentale e Dipendenze Patologiche, Azienda USL di Bologna, Viale Pepoli 5, 40123 Bologna, Italy
3Istituto di Psichiatria, Alma Mater Studiorum Università di Bologna, Viale Pepoli 5, 40123 Bologna, Italy

Received 15 January 2012; Revised 16 March 2012; Accepted 19 March 2012

Academic Editor: Jan De Lepeleire

Copyright © 2012 Paola Rucci 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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