Table 2

Meta-analyses of studies comparing the effects of passive psychoeducation for depression and psychological distress at post-test.

Study

d

95% CI

Z

I2

Q

P*

NNT


Passive psychoeducation for depression and psychological distress

0.20

0.01~0.40

2.04

32.77

4.46

0.22

9

Passive psychoeducation for depression only

0.26

0.03~0.50

2.17

35.51

3.10

0.21

7


* The P-values in this column indicate whether the Q-statistic is significant

CI, confidence interval; NNT, numbers needed to be treated.

Donker et al. BMC Medicine 2009 7:79   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-7-79

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