Sist oppdatert: Jan 6, 2020

Depression is a common mental disorder characterized by low mood, indifference and joylessness, low energy or increased fatigue. The condition requires person-centered and coordinated health services with a particular focus on maintaining work participation. The GP plays a key role in the overall service for patients with depression.

NORCE, through the Research Unit for General Practice (AFE), conducts research on variation in health care and patient pathways, and on patients 'and professionals' experiences with the healthcare service.

Griegacademy's Center for Music Therapy Research (GAMUT) does research concerning professional music therapy in the treatment of patients with depession.

And the Regional Centre for Child and Youth Mental Health and Child Welfare (RKBU Vest), conducts research on children and adolescent mental health and disseminates knowledge and expertise to the field of practice working with children and adolescent mental health and child welfare.