Table 2

Overview of interventions and studies included in subgroup analyses

Treatment approachStudiesQuality summaryIncluded in analysis
Mixed
(mindfulness+CBT)
Cerezo et al50
Kahn et al51
Loprinizi et al5
Sood et al15
Sood et al7
Mealer et al6*
Fair
Good
Fair
Fair
Fair
Fair
n=5 Studies
Combined sample:
Treatment (n=212)
Control (n=205)
CBT-basedMcGonagle et al52
Nichols et al27*
Songprakun and McCann53
Steindhardt et al54*
Steindhardt and Dolbier16
Yu et al9 9
Fair
Good
Good
Fair
Fair
Good
n=4 Studies
Combined sample:
Treatment (n=144)
Control (n=154)
Mindfulness-basedAikens et al44
Chesak et al55*
Erogul et al26
Johnson et al56*
Pigeon et al57
Good
Fair
Fair
Fair
Poor
n=2 Studies
Combined sample:
Treatment (n=62)
Control (n=62)
  • *Postintervention data not available and study therefore excluded from subgroup analyses.

  • †Poor quality, excluded from analysis.

  • CBT, c ognitive  b ehavioural  t herapy.