Table 44GRADE evidence profile for individual-based cognitive and behavioural interventions versus counselling

OutcomesNo. of participants (studies)Quality of the evidence (GRADE)Effect estimate
Depression (end of treatment)364
(2)
⊕⊕⊕○
moderate1
SMD −0.23
(−0.62 to 0.17)
Depression (change score: end of treatment)40
(1)
⊕⊕⊕○
moderate2
SMD 0.30
(−0.32 to 0.92)
Physical health – CD4 cell count26
(1)
⊕⊕⊕○
moderate2
SMD 0.34
(−0.44 to 1.11)
1

Compatible with benefit and no benefit.

2

Sparse data.

From: 7, PSYCHOLOGICAL AND PSYCHOSOCIAL INTERVENTIONS FOR PEOPLE WITH DEPRESSION AND A CHRONIC PHYSICAL HEALTH PROBLEM

Cover of Depression in Adults with a Chronic Physical Health Problem
Depression in Adults with a Chronic Physical Health Problem: Treatment and Management.
NICE Clinical Guidelines, No. 91.
National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health (UK).
Leicester (UK): British Psychological Society; 2010.
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