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Table 4 Characteristics and quality of studies included in interventions domain: Vocational therapy

From: A systematic review of the international published literature relating to quality of institutional care for people with longer term mental health problems

Study (Country) Type(s) of Mental Illness Number of Participants Type of Study
(Type of Setting)
Quality Assessment
Bond et al. 1997 (USA) Severe mental illness 2191 Systematic review (17 studies) (setting not specified) 12/14
Bond et al. 2001 (USA) Severe mental illness Not applicable Descriptive review (setting not specified) 6/14
Crowther et al. 2001 (USA) Schizophrenia and schizophrenia-like disorders, bipolar disorder, depression with psychotic features 2539 Systematic review & meta-analysis (18 studies) (inpatient and outpatient settings) 14/14
Drake et al. 2003 (USA) Not specified 499 Cohort study (setting not specified) 9/14
Lehman et al. 2004 (USA) Schizophrenia Not applicable Clinical guidance (inpatient and outpatient settings) Not applicable
Mueser & Bond 2000 (USA) Schizophrenia Not specified Descriptive review (inpatient and outpatient settings) 6/14
NICE 2002 (UK) Schizophrenia Not applicable Clinical guidance (inpatient and outpatient settings) Not applicable
Twamley et al. 2003 (USA) Schizophrenia and other disorders 1617 Systematic review & meta-analysis (11 studies) (setting not specified) 13/14