NPA-GP: Quality of Life and Anxiety/Depression (2021)

Author and Year:
Forsyth A, Deane F, Willliams P 2015
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Article Title:
A lifestyle intervention for primary care patients with depression and anxiety: A randomised controlled trial.
Forsyth A, Deane F, Williams P
Psychiatry Research
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Study Design:
Randomized Controlled Trial
Risk of Bias Assessment Rating:
Low risk
Inclusion Criteria:
GP referrals for adult patients currently being treated for depression and anxiety.
Exclusion Criteria:
Patients under 18 years of age and those with contraindications to participation in physical activity were excluded from the study
Research Purpose:
The aim of this randomized controlled trial was to determine whether an individually tailored lifestyle intervention (focused on diet and physical activity) delivered in a primary care setting could decrease depression and anxiety symptoms of patients being treated for depression and/or anxiety compared to an intervention control.
Blinding efforts:
Not reported
Study Location:
Wollongong, Australia
Source(s) of Funding:
Please specify names of funders:
National Health and Medical Research Council(#219327), the Illawarra Division of General Practice.
Trial Name if applicable:
Not reported