Question: In adults with anxiety disorder, how effective are group therapies and interventions, compared to individual therapies and interventions, in improving patient outcomes?


Plain language summary

Limited available evidence means that no conclusions can be drawn regarding whether group or individual interventions are better for treating anxiety disorder. More high quality research is needed in order to do so.

Clinical and research implications

No definite clinical implications may be made based on the evidence included in this BEST summary. Only one relevant head-to-head study has been reported in this summary, and indirect comparisons (see are needed before definite clinical or research implications may be made.

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