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An evaluation of the effectiveness of recruitment methods: the staying well after depression randomized controlled trial.

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BACKGROUND: Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) are widely accepted as being the most efficient way of investigating the efficacy of psychological therapies. However, researchers conducting RCTs commonly report difficulties in recruiting an adequate sample within planned timescales. In an effort to overcome recruitment difficulties, researchers often are forced to expand their recruitment criteria or extend the recruitment phase, thus increasing costs and delaying publication of results. Rese...

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10.1177/1740774514521905

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
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Publisher:
SAGE Publications Ltd
Journal:
Clinical trials (London, England)
Volume:
11
Issue:
2
Pages:
141-149
Publication date:
2014-04-05
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EISSN:
1740-7753
ISSN:
1740-7745
URN:
uuid:ed75e80a-6ca4-4598-a669-311cf8703b8c
Source identifiers:
458931
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pubs:458931

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