Table 74Databases searched and inclusion/exclusion criteria for clinical evidence

Electronic databasesMEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, PsycINFO, AMED, BNI, Cochrane Library
Date searchedDatabase inception to 09.05.2010
Study designRCT
Patient populationPeople with GAD or anxiety disorders
InterventionsAcupuncture, hypnosis, meditation and other mind body therapies, plant extracts ( including ginkgo, valerian, kava and St John’s wort)
OutcomesMean anxiety rating scale scores, non-response (<50% reduction in anxiety rating scale score), non-remission (a score of below 10 on the HAM-A)

From: 8, PHARMACOLOGICAL AND PHYSICAL INTERVENTIONS

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