Table 35GRADE evidence profile for peer (self-help) support versus group-based cognitive and behavioural intervention

OutcomesNo. of participants (studies)Quality of the evidence (GRADE)Effect estimate
Depression (end of treatment)89
(2)
⊕⊕⊕○
moderate1
SMD −0.23
(−0.66 to 0.20)
Depression (6-month follow-up)92
(2)
⊕⊕⊕○
moderate1
SMD −0.34
(−0.76 to 0.08)
1

Compatible with benefit and no benefit.

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

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