The effectiveness of strength-based, solution-focused brief therapy in medical settings: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

@article{Zhang2017TheEO,
  title={The effectiveness of strength-based, solution-focused brief therapy in medical settings: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials},
  author={Anao Zhang and Cynthia Franklin and Jennifer Currin-McCulloch and Sunyoung Park and Johnny S. Kim},
  journal={Journal of Behavioral Medicine},
  year={2017},
  volume={41},
  pages={139-151}
}
This meta-analysis synthesized randomized controlled trials of solution focused brief therapy (SFBT) in medical settings for patients’ health-related psychosocial (e.g., depression, psychosocial adjustment to illness), behavioral (e.g., physical activity, nutrition score), and functional health (e.g., BMI, individual strength) outcomes. Medical setting is defined in this study as any healthcare setting that primarily focuses on patients’ physical wellbeing. A comprehensive search strategy… 

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