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Table 4 Burden, depression, QoL and No. of significant effects

From: Psychosocial interventions to support the mental health of informal caregivers of persons living with dementia – a systematic literature review

Category Outcomes and No. of significant effects (total; %)
Burden Depression Quality of life
Psychoeducation 5/13 (38.5%) 4/11 (36.4%) 3/11 (27.3%)
Leisure & physical 3/4 (75%) 0/3 (−) 1/3 (33.3%)
Counselling 2/5 (40%) 1/4 (25%) 1/6 (16.7%)
Cognitive behavioural 2/4 (50%) 4/6 (66.7%) 0/1 (−)
Befriending & peer support 0/2 (−)
Total 12/26 (46.2%) 9/24 (37.5%) 5/23 (21.7%)