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A critique of narrative reviews of the evidence-base for ECT in depression

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A critique of narrative reviews of the evidence-base for ECT in depression. / Meechan, C. F.; Laws, K. R.; Young, A. H.; McLoughlin, D. M.; Jauhar, S.

In: Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences, Vol. 31, e10, 27.01.2022.

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Meechan, C. F. ; Laws, K. R. ; Young, A. H. ; McLoughlin, D. M. ; Jauhar, S. / A critique of narrative reviews of the evidence-base for ECT in depression. In: Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences. 2022 ; Vol. 31.

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title = "A critique of narrative reviews of the evidence-base for ECT in depression",
abstract = "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.",
keywords = "depression, Electroconvulsive therapy, evidence-based medicine, meta-analysis, Key words Electroconvulsive therapy",
author = "Meechan, {C. F.} and Laws, {K. R.} and Young, {A. H.} and McLoughlin, {D. M.} and S. Jauhar",
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