Metacognitive training for schizophrenia spectrum patients: a meta-analysis on outcome studies

  title={Metacognitive training for schizophrenia spectrum patients: a meta-analysis on outcome studies},
  author={Bas van Oosterhout and Filip Smit and Lydia Krabbendam and S. Castelein and Anton B P Staring and Mark van der Gaag},
  journal={Psychological Medicine},
  pages={47 - 57}
Background. Metacognitive training (MCT) for schizophrenia spectrum is widely implemented. It is timely to systematically review the literature and to conduct a meta-analysis. Method. Eligible studies were selected from several sources (databases and expert suggestions). Criteria included comparative studies with a MCT condition measuring positive symptoms and/or delusions and/or data-gathering bias. Three meta-analyses were conducted on data gathering (three studies; 219 participants… 

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