Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) for alcoholism: meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

@article{Krebs2012LysergicAD,
  title={Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) for alcoholism: meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials},
  author={Teri Suzanne Krebs and P{\aa}l-{\O}rjan Johansen},
  journal={Journal of Psychopharmacology},
  year={2012},
  volume={26},
  pages={1002 - 994}
}
Assessments of lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) in the treatment of alcoholism have not been based on quantitative meta-analysis. Hence, we performed a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials in order to evaluate the clinical efficacy of LSD in the treatment of alcoholism. Two reviewers independently extracted the data, pooling the effects using odds ratios (ORs) by a generic inverse variance, random effects model. We identified six eligible trials, including 536 participants. There was… 

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