A critical survey of scientific methods in two psychiatry journals.

@article{Davies1987ACS,
  title={A critical survey of scientific methods in two psychiatry journals.},
  author={Jack Davies},
  journal={The Australian and New Zealand journal of psychiatry},
  year={1987},
  volume={21 3},
  pages={367-73}
}
  • Jack Davies
  • Published 1987 in
    The Australian and New Zealand journal of…
In a critical review of 29 analytical papers from the 1985 Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry and the American Journal of Psychiatry, examples of 10 methodological errors were found. Twenty-three papers contained at least one error. The commonest error in design was the failure to assess outcome independently of knowledge of the subjects… CONTINUE READING