Non-Pharmacological Interventions for the Treatment of Behavioural Issues: Clinical Effectiveness, Cost-Effectiveness, and Guidelines


( Last Updated : April 12, 2019)
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RB1322-000

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  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of non-pharmacological interventions for the treatment of adults with behavioural issues?

  2. What is the cost-effectiveness of non-pharmacological interventions for the treatment of adults with behavioural issues?

  3. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the use of non-pharmacological interventions for the treatment of adults with behavioural issues?


Key Message

One health technology assessment, twelve systematic reviews (four with meta-analyses), eighteen randomized controlled trials, and four evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding the effectiveness and use of non-pharmacological interventions for treating patients with behavioral issues in acute or long-term care settings. No relevant economic evaluations were identified.