String of PEARLSAnne Buckley
Medical Editor, for the Cochrane Primary Care Field
Journal of Primary Health Care 9(1) 94-94 https://doi.org/10.1071/HC15915
Published: 29 March 2017
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Practical Evidence About Real Life Situations
Mental Health update
Prepared by Anne Buckley, Medical Editor, for the Cochrane Primary Care Field
PEARLS are succinct summaries of Cochrane Systematic Reviews for primary care practitioners—developed by Prof. Brian McAvoy for the Cochrane Primary Care Field (www.cochraneprimarycare.org), New Zealand Branch of the Australasian Cochrane Centre at the Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, University of Auckland (www.auckland.ac.nz/uoa), funded by the Ministry of Health (www.health.govt.nz), and published in NZ Doctor (www.nzdoctor.co.nz.).
Primary care consultation liaison effective for mental disorders
Therapist-supported internet CBT effective for adult anxiety disorders
Limited evidence for light therapy as preventive treatment for seasonal affective disorder
Short-term psychodynamic psychotherapies can benefit common mental disorders
CBT plus tapering dose reduces benzodiazepine use in short term
Crisis intervention effective in severe mental illness
Disclaimer : PEARLS are for educational use only and are not meant to guide clinical activity, nor are they a clinical guideline.