Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for generalised anxiety disorder and health service utilisation among Chinese patients in primary care: a randomised, controlled trial
SYS Wong1, WK Tang2, SW Mercer3, K Kung1, WWS Mak4, SM Griffiths1, TMC Lee5
1 The Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
2 Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
3 Institute of Health and Wellbeing, The University of Glasgow, UK
4 Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
5 Department of Psychology, The University of Hong Kong
1. Both mindfulness-based cognitive therapy and psycho-education appear to reduce anxiety symptoms in patients with generalised anxiety disorder.
2. Psycho-education may be a better intervention, especially for depressive symptoms and mental health–related quality of life.