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Table 1 Content of the psychoeducational group program

From: Effectiveness of a psychoeducation group intervention conducted by primary healthcare nurses in patients with depression and physical comorbidity: study protocol for a randomized, controlled trial

lSessions Objectives
1 • First contact with the group
• Identification of depressive symptoms
• Information on chronic pathology versus chronicity
• Information on the relationship between depressive symptoms and chronic pathology
• Breathing techniques
2 • Behavioural Activation I: Concern and problems.
3 • Behavioural Activation II: Concern and problems.
4 • How to take care to advance I
➢ Healthy diet
➢ Motivation for change (resources and difficulties)
5 • How to take care to advance II
➢ Physical exercise
➢ Pleasant activities, social skills
6 • How to take care to advance III
➢ Sleep
➢ Therapeutic compliance
7 • Problem solving I
8 • Problem solving II
9 • Self-esteem and assertiveness
10 • Cognitive-behavioural perspective I
11 • Cognitive-behavioural perspective II
12 • Group farewell
• Final evaluation