Meta-analysis of the effect of psychosocial interventions on social functioning in depression and schizophrenia in low- and middle-income countries

Abstract

This systematic review of psychosocial interventions in LMIC used to treat depression (13 trials from 5 countries) and schizophrenia (11 trials from 3 countries) provides evidence for improvements in social functioning in patients with either disorder, with strong evidence for effectiveness against schizophrenia.

Citation

De Silva, M.; Cooper, S.; Li, H.; Lund, C.; Patel, V. Meta-analysis of the effect of psychosocial interventions on social functioning in depression and schizophrenia in low- and middle-income countries. Presented at Royal Society of Medicine, UK. (2013)

Meta-analysis of the effect of psychosocial interventions on social functioning in depression and schizophrenia in low- and middle-income countries

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