Social support group interventions in people with dementia and mild cognitive impairment: a systematic review of the literature.

@article{Leung2015SocialSG,
  title={Social support group interventions in people with dementia and mild cognitive impairment: a systematic review of the literature.},
  author={Phuong Leung and Martin Orrell and Vasiliki Orgeta},
  journal={International journal of geriatric psychiatry},
  year={2015},
  volume={30 1},
  pages={1-9}
}
OBJECTIVES Despite the large number of studies evaluating social support groups for people with dementia, there are no systematic reviews of current evidence. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of social support group interventions for people with dementia and mild cognitive impairment. METHODS A systematic review was performed. We searched electronic databases for randomised controlled trials. Two reviewers worked independently to select trials, extract data and assess… CONTINUE READING
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