Meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials of cranial electrostimulation. Efficacy in treating selected psychological and physiological conditions.

@article{Klawansky1995MetaanalysisOR,
  title={Meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials of cranial electrostimulation. Efficacy in treating selected psychological and physiological conditions.},
  author={Sidney Klawansky and Albert Yeung and Catherine S. Berkey and Nirvi Shah and Ho Phan and Thomas C. Chalmers},
  journal={The Journal of nervous and mental disease},
  year={1995},
  volume={183 7},
  pages={478-84}
}
To clarify the diverse published results of cranial electrostimulation (CES) efficacy, we conducted an extensive literature review that identified 18 of the most carefully conducted randomized controlled trials of CES versus sham treatment. For the 14 trials that had sufficient data, we used the techniques of meta-analysis to pool the published results of treating each of four conditions: anxiety (eight trials), brain dysfunction (two trials), headache (two trials), and insomnia (two trials… CONTINUE READING