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Title: Cochrane Reviews of non-medication-based psychotherapeutic and other interventions for schizophrenia, psychosis, and bipolar disorder: A systematic literature review.
Authors: Jung, Xenia Tricia;Newton, Richard
Affiliation: Peninsula Mental Health Psychiatric Services, Mental Health CSU, Austin Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. xjung@phcn.vic.gov.au
Issue Date: 1-Aug-2009
Citation: International Journal of Mental Health Nursing; 18(4): 239-49
Abstract: Mental health-care professionals are striving to keep up to date with health interventions that are effective and beneficial to patients. The Cochrane Reviews make available a systematic and up-to-date review of a comprehensive range of health interventions. We identified a total of 28 interventions from a systematic search and review of the Cochrane Reviews for either schizophrenia, psychosis, schizoaffective, or bipolar disorder. These interventions have been graded into tables of: strong support that merits application, moderate support that warrants consideration of application, not supported, and data that is deemed inconclusive. The tables provide a comprehensive summary and classification of evidence-based practices. This information is presented in a way to enable nurses and other health-care professionals to analyze their own practices to improve mental health services and outcomes for patients. Of the 28 interventions identified in this review, four had strong support and five had moderate support meriting application. Limitations of this review are discussed.
Internal ID Number: 19594644
URI: http://ahro.austin.org.au/austinjspui/handle/1/10852
DOI: 10.1111/j.1447-0349.2009.00613.x
URL: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19594644
Type: Journal Article
Subjects: Bipolar Disorder.therapy
Case Management
Evidence-Based Practice.methods.standards
Humans
Music Therapy
Nursing Evaluation Research
Patient Care Team
Patient Education as Topic
Psychiatric Nursing
Psychotherapy.methods.standards
Psychotic Disorders.therapy
Relaxation Therapy
Schizophrenia.therapy
Self-Help Groups
Treatment Outcome
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