Table 10Strength-of-evidence grade for studies assessing psychological therapies for Key Question 1

ComparisonOutcomeN Studies (N Patients)Overall Risk of BiasConsistencyDirectnessPrecisionDirection of Effect FavoredSOE Grade
Cognitive problem solving group (R&R) vs. treatment as usualPsychiatric symptoms2 (205)MediumUnknown (different measures used)DirectPrecise for the impulsiveness/carelessness and avoidant subscales of the SPSI and MVQCognitive problem solving groupInsufficient
Cognitive group therapy vs. individual supportive therapyPsychiatric symptoms1 (10)MediumUnknown (1 study)DirectImpreciseInsufficient

MVQ = Maudsley Violence Questionnaire; N = number; R&R = Reasoning and Rehabilitation; SOE = strength of evidence; SPSI = Social Problem Solving Inventory

From: Results

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