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Efficacy of group psychotherapy for geriatric depression: A systematic review



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  • Supporting technical documents that are health systems-relevant
    Not usually available for this document type
  • Full-text report
  • Scientific Abstract
  • Scientific Abstract
Recency, quality and context of the findings
  • Last year literature searched
    2017
  • Year Published
    2018
  • Quality Rating
    7/10 (AMSTAR rating from McMaster Health Forum)
  • Countries in which studies (included in the synthesis) were conducted
    Taiwan (4); Australia (2); Brazil (1); China (1); Dominican Republic (1); Japan (1); Mexico (1); Romania (1); Turkey (1)
  • Global/regional focus
    Not yet available
  • Country focus
    Taiwan (4); Australia (2); Brazil (1); China (1); Dominican Republic (1); Japan (1); Mexico (1); Romania (1); Turkey (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
    Community
  • Priority Area
    Not applicable
  • Health system topic(s)
    Delivery arrangements
    How care is designed to meet consumers' needs
    Group care
    Implementation strategies
    Consumer-targeted strategy
    (Personal) Support
  • Theme
    Optimal aging
  • Domain
    Diseases
    Other
    Mental health and addictions
    Sectors
    Primary care
Publication details
  • Citation
    Tavares LR, Barbosa MR. Efficacy of group psychotherapy for geriatric depression: A systematic review. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics. 2018;78:71-80.
  • DOI
    10.1016/j.archger.2018.06.001

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