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Is there an excess of significant findings in published studies of psychotherapy for depression?

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BACKGROUND: Many studies have examined the efficacy of psychotherapy for major depressive disorder (MDD) but publication bias against null results may exist in this literature. However, to date, the presence of an excess of significant findings in this literature has not been explicitly tested. METHOD: We used a database of 1344 articles on the psychological treatment of depression, identified through systematic search in PubMed, PsycINFO, EMBASE and the Cochrane database of randomized trials...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1017/s0033291714001421

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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, WTC Human Genetics
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Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
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Psychological Medicine Journal website
Volume:
45
Issue:
2
Pages:
439-446
Publication date:
2015-01-01
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1469-8978
ISSN:
0033-2917
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uuid:555f8488-1070-4da8-8716-7581c3e35b16
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477449
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pubs:477449

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