Table 1

 Summary of papers reviewed

AuthorDateJournal typeCountryTrial type
*Papers38,46,47,62 were included within the Coren and Barlow36 review, the remainder were included within the Barlow et al35 review
Anastopoulos et al371993PsychologyAmericaNot RCT
*Black and Teti381997MedicalAmericaRCT
Blakemore et al391993PsychologyCanadaRCT
Cunningham et al401995PsychologyCanadaCluster RCT
Gammon and Rose411991Social WorkAmerica,RCT
Greaves421997PsychologyAustraliaRCT
Gross et al431995NursingAmericaRCT
Irvine et al441999PsychologyAmericaRCT
Joyce451995PsychologyAustraliaCluster RCT
*Koniak-Griffin et al461992MedicalAmericaRCT
*Lagges and Gordon471999PsychologyAmericaCluster RCT
McGillicuddy et al482001PsychologyAmericaRCT
Mullin et al491994PsychologyIrelandNot RCT
Nicholson et al502002PsychologyAmericaRCT
Nixon and Singer511993PsychologyAmericaRCT
Odom521996NursingAmericaRCT
Patterson et al532002MedicineUKRCT
Pisterman et al (combined studies)541992PsychologyCanadaOther
Pisterman et al (study 2)551992PsychologyCanadaRCT
Schultz et al561993PsychologyAustraliaNot RCT
Scott and Stradling571987PsychologyUKNot RCT
Sheeber and Johnson581994PsychologyAmericaRCT
Sirbu et al591978PsychologyAmericaRCT
Spaccarelli et al601992PsychologyAmericaRCT
Taylor et al611998PsychologyCanadaRCT
*Truss et al621977PsychologyAmericaRCT
Van Wyk et al631983PsychologySouth AfricaRCT
Webster-Stratton et al641988PsychologyAmericaRCT
Wolfson et al651992PsychologyAmericaRCT
Zimmerman and Jacobsen661996PsychologyCanadaCluster RCT