There has been recent debate regarding the efficacy of electroconvulsive therapy in the treatment of depression. This has been based on narrative reviews that contradict existing systematic reviews and meta-analyses. In this special article, we highlight the mistakes that occur when interpreting evidence using narrative reviews, as opposed to conventional systematic reviews and meta-analyses.
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences|
|Early online date||27 Jan 2022|
|Publication status||E-pub ahead of print - 27 Jan 2022|
- Electroconvulsive therapy
- evidence-based medicine
- Key words Electroconvulsive therapy