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Psychoeducation for depression, anxiety and psychological distress: a meta-analysis

Donker, Tara; Griffiths, Kathleen M; Cuijpers, Pim; Christensen, Helen

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BACKGROUND: Given the high prevalence and burden associated with depression and anxiety disorders and the existence of treatment barriers, there is a clear need for brief, inexpensive and effective interventions such as passive psychoeducational interventions. There are no published meta-analyses of the effectiveness of passive psychoeducation in reducing symptoms of depression, anxiety or psychological distress. METHODS: Cochrane, PsycInfo and PubMed databases were searched in September...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009-12-16
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10440/1082
http://digitalcollections.anu.edu.au/handle/10440/1082
Source: BMC Medicine
DOI: 10.1186/1741-7015-7-79

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