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Table 11 Guided caregiver self-help – Skills for caregivers of children and adolescents

From: The COVID-19 pandemic and eating disorders in children, adolescents, and emerging adults: virtual care recommendations from the Canadian consensus panel during COVID-19 and beyond

Certainty assessment Impact Certainty Importance
№ of studies Study design Risk of bias Inconsistency Indirectness Imprecision Other considerations
Outcomes: Caregiver general distress (General Health Questionnaire)
1 mixed methods very seriousa,b not serious not serious not serious none 1 pilot mixed methods study with caregivers (n = 16) for children with AN and BN [112]. Caregivers expressed high levels of satisfaction with most aspects of the DVD and coaching skills training. From baseline to post-intervention, caregiver general distress (General Health Questionnaire scores) decreased significantly.
  1. aNo control condition
  2. bNo randomization
  3. Bibliography:
  4. Mixed methods – Sepulveda 2008 [112]