A survey of patients shows that primary care physicians aren't paying nearly as much attention to mental health as they should be. 

The poll of 44,000 patients in Massachusetts suggests that many had not been asked about depression by their doctors. 

Patients were asked to rate the performance of their doctor on certain measures on a scale of 1-100. While patients generally gave their physicians good grades, they assigned them middling marks on issues of behavioral health and self-management.

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