Abstract

Bibliographic details

Pitkala KH, Routasalo P, Kautiainen H, Tilvis RS.  Effects of psychosocial group rehabilitation on health, use of health care services, and mortality of older persons suffering from loneliness: a randomized, controlled trial. Journals of Gerontology Series A - Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences 2009; 64(7): 792-800

Status

This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn.

CRD summary

Indexing status

Subject indexing assigned by NLM

Index terms

Aged; Aging; Female; Finland; Health Care Costs; Health Services for the Aged /economics /utilization; Health Status; Humans; Interpersonal Relations; Loneliness /psychology; Male; Psychotherapy, Group /methods; Risk Factors; Survival Analysis