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  • This review updates a previous Cochrane Review published in 2010. The objectives were to assess the benefits and adverse effects of pharmacological interventions for adults with antisocial personality disorder (AsPD).The review authors searched for randomised controlled trials comparing a pharmacological intervention with placebo up to September...
    September 4 2020
  • This review updates a previous Cochrane Review published in 2010. The objectives were to assess the potential benefits and adverse effects of psychological interventions for adults with antisocial personality disorder (AsPD). The review authors searched for randomised controlled trials comparing a psychological intervention with treatment as usual...
    September 4 2020
  • ObjectivesThis new review sought to assess the effects of interventions to foster resilience in healthcare professionals (i.e. healthcare staff delivering direct medical care, such as nurses, physicians and hospital personnel, and allied healthcare staff such as social workers and psychologists).Results of the searchThe review authors included 44...
    July 8 2020
  • This new review sought to evaluate the effects of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) for young people aged 10 to 18 years who have exhibited harmful sexual behaviour (HSB). The review authors included four randomised controlled trials (RCTs) with a total of 115 participants. Two studies involved males aged 12 to 18 years old. The other two...
    June 23 2020
  • ObjectivesThis new review sought to assess the effects of interventions to foster resilience in healthcare students, that is, students in training for health professions delivering direct medical care (e.g. medical, nursing, midwifery or paramedic students), and those in training for allied health professions distinct from medical care (e.g....
    June 22 2020
  • This review updates a previous Cochrane Review last updated in October 2016. The objectives were to assess the effects of household interventions intended to prevent or reduce further lead exposure in children, on improvements in cognitive and neurobehavioural development, and reductions in blood lead levels and household dust lead levels.In March...
    May 5 2020
  • This Cochrane Review (published April 2020) had two objectives:to assess the effectiveness of rinse-free hand washing for reducing absenteeism due to illness in preschool and school children compared to no hand washing, conventional hand washing with soap and water or other hand hygiene strategies; andto determine which rinse-free hand washing...
    April 9 2020
  • The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the outbreak of the coronavirus as a global public health emergency on 30 January 2020 and a pandemic on 11 March 2020.To faciliate immediate access to the most relevant systematic reviews, Cochrane has released two new special collections on the coronavirus, which are available on the Cochrane Library:...
    March 16 2020
  • This Cochrane Review (updated February 2020) assessed the effects and safety of home (point-of-use) fortification of foods with multiple micronutrient powders (MNPs) on nutrition, health and developmental outcomes in children under two years of age. It includes 29 randomised controlled trials (33,147 children) in low- and middle-income...
    March 4 2020
  • This new Cochrane Review (published January 2020) sought to:assess effects of caregiver involvement in interventions for improving children's dietary intake and physical activity behaviors, including those intended to prevent overweight and obesity;describe intervention content and behavior change techniques employed, drawing from a behavior...
    January 13 2020

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