Psychoeducational interventions v usual care or an attentional control for depressive symptoms in cancer

Type of interventionNumber of studiesOverall effect: number of studies showing improvement or no difference
Behaviour therapy only1711 improvement; 6 no difference
Counselling only107 improvement; 3 no difference
Education only74 improvement; 3 no difference
Counselling and education86 improvement; 2 no difference
Behaviour therapy and education41 improvement; 3 no difference