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General practice based psychosocial interventions for supporting carers of people with dementia or stroke: A systematic review



Findings
Recency, quality and context of the findings
  • Last year literature searched
    2015
  • Year Published
    2016
  • Quality Rating
    8/10 (AMSTAR rating from McMaster Health Forum)
  • Countries in which studies (included in the synthesis) were conducted
    USA (3); Spain (1)
  • Global/regional focus
    Not yet available
  • Country focus
    USA (3); Spain (1)
  • Low - and middle-income country (LMIC) focus
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Additional details about the research
  • Type of document
    Systematic review of effects
  • Type of question
    Effectiveness
  • Focus
    Specific
  • Target
    Individual
  • Priority Area
    Not applicable
  • Health system topic(s)
    Delivery arrangements
    By whom care is provided
    Skill mix - Volunteers or informal/family caregivers
    Staff - Support
    Implementation strategies
    Consumer-targeted strategy
    Information or education provision
    Skills and competencies development
    (Personal) Support
  • Theme
    Optimal aging
  • Domain
    Diseases
    Non-communicable diseases
    Cardiovascular disease
    Alzheimer and other dementias
    Other
    Mental health and addictions
    Sectors
    Primary care
    Home care
    Providers
    Physician
    Generalist
    Nurse
    Caregivers
Publication details
  • Citation
    Greenwood N, Pelone F, Hassenkamp AM. General practice based psychosocial interventions for supporting carers of people with dementia or stroke: A systematic review. BMC Family Practice. 2016;17:3.
  • DOI
    10.1186/s12875-015-0399-2

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