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Table 7 Characteristics and quality of studies included in interventions domain: Arts therapies

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
Gold et al. 2005 (Norway) Schizophrenia or related psychoses 266 Systematic review & meta-analysis (4 studies) (inpatient settings) 14/14
Ruddy & Milnes 2005 (UK) Schizophrenia 137 Systematic review & meta-analysis (2 studies) (setting not specified) 14/14
Ruddy & Dent-Brown 2007 (UK) Schizophrenia 210 Systematic review & meta-analysis (5 studies) (inpatient settings) 14/14