Statistics from Altmetric.com
Systematic review and meta-analysis.
MEDLINE, PsycLIT (search date May 2002), plus hand search of secondary sources, internet searches, and personal contact with researchers and pharmaceutical companies.
Study selection and analysis:
Inclusion criteria: English or German publications of placebo controlled studies of pharmacotherapy for generalised anxiety disorder (DSM or ICD diagnosis, or exact description of disorder), with a minimum of 14 days’ treatment, and study size ⩾4 people. Studies in people refractory to prior pharmacotherapy were excluded. Effect sizes were calculated using Hedges’ g and random effects analysis.
Symptoms of depression and anxiety.
Forty eight studies met inclusion criteria. Pharmacotherapy reduced symptoms of anxiety more …
If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.