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Table 3 Family caregiver burden at Time 0 (baseline), time 1 (post-intervention) and time 3 (three months post-intervention)

From: The effectiveness of a group psycho-educational program on family caregiver burden of patients with mental disorders

Variables Experimental group (n=25) Mean ± SD Control group (n=25) Mean ± SD   P value
FCB Score for Schizophrenia
Time 0 57.28 ± 10.60 57.40 ± 11.59   > 0.05
Time 1 32.12 ± 8.52 47.08 ± 10.33   0.001*
Time 2 35.80 ± 7.48 44.52 ± 8.28   0.003*
Effect of time    14.10 0.01*
Effect of treatment    11.32 0.002*
Interaction of time and treatment    20.68 0.001*
FCB Score for Mood disorders
Time 0 52.48 ± 9.02 49.04 ± 11.07   > 0.05
Time 1 25.44 ± 6.81 55.76 ± 11.77   0.0001*
Time 2 29.44 ± 7.29 52.88± 10.50   0.0001*
Effect of time    48.07 0.001*
Effect of treatment    71.99 0.001*
Interaction of time and treatment    61.23 0.001*