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Counselling Provided by A Person with Religious Affiliation for Mental Health Disorders: A Review of Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Last updated: September 18, 2018
Project Number: RC1017-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Summary with Critical Appraisal
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of counselling provided by a person with religious affiliation for the treatment of mental health disorders in adults?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding counselling provided by a person with religious affiliation for the treatment of adults with mental health disorders?

Key Message

There were no studies that met the pre-specified criteria regarding the comparative clinical effectiveness and no relevant evidence-based guidelines regarding counselling provided by a person with religious affiliation for the treatment of mental health disorders in adults were identified.