Do psychological treatments delivered by paraprofessionals improve symptoms in people with anxiety or depressive disorders? Evidence Update, Mental Health Series, February 2006.
Each Evidence Update is a 2-page summary of a Cochrane Review of healthcare interventions relevant to people in low-income and middle-income countries.
This Evidence Update is adapted from den Boer PCAM, Wiersma D, Russo S, van den Bosch RJ. Paraprofessionals for anxiety and depressive disorders. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2005, Issue 2, Art. No.: CD004688.pub2. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004688.pub2..
Psychological treatment by paraprofessionals may improve the severity of symptoms.
Effective Health Care Alliance Programme Consortium, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK, 2 pp.