Review: psychological interventions reduce glycated haemoglobin concentrations in type 2 diabetes
Q In patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus, do psychological interventions improve glycaemic control?
Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (issue 4, 2002), Medline (1966 to January 2003), EMBASE/Excerpta Medica (1980 to January 2003), and PsycINFO (1974 to January 2003); proceedings of conferences on diabetes (1997–2002); reference lists of identified studies and reviews; and leading authors and experts in the field.
Study selection and assessment:
published or unpublished randomised controlled trials (RCTs) in any language comparing psychological interventions (supportive or counselling therapy, cognitive behaviour therapy, brief psychodynamic therapy, or interpersonal therapy) with usual care, education, waiting list, or attention control in patients ⩾18 years of age with type …