Selective reporting of results in guidelines

P. J. McKenna, K R Laws, S. Jauhar

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Taylor and Perera argue persuasively that the 2014 National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) schizophrenia guideline promotes cognitive–behavioural therapy (CBT) and other psychosocial interventions beyond the evidence. Its conclusions with respect to CBT also seem open to another charge, that of selective reporting: the highlighting of favourable results while unfavourable ones are suppressed
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)560-1
Number of pages2
JournalWorld Psychiatry: official journal of the World Psychiatric Association (WPA)
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2015


  • Antipsychotic Agents
  • Cognitive Therapy
  • Humans
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic
  • Psychotic Disorders
  • Schizophrenia


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