An introduction to meta-analysis for psychotherapy outcome research.

  title={An introduction to meta-analysis for psychotherapy outcome research.},
  author={Arjan Berkeljon and Scott A Baldwin},
  journal={Psychotherapy research : journal of the Society for Psychotherapy Research},
  volume={19 4-5},
Meta-analysis consists of a set of statistical techniques for quantitatively aggregating and summarizing the results of several studies. This article provides an introductory tutorial to the process of meta-analysis for psychotherapy outcome research, including identifying and collecting studies, coding effect sizes, coding substantive and methodological information, combining effect sizes, interpreting effect sizes, and conducting moderator and sensitivity analyses. To assist readers new to… CONTINUE READING