Review: Benzodiazepines in generalized anxiety disorder: heterogeneity of outcomes based on a systematic review and meta-analysis of clinical trials

@article{Martn2007ReviewBI,
  title={Review: Benzodiazepines in generalized anxiety disorder: heterogeneity of outcomes based on a systematic review and meta-analysis of clinical trials},
  author={J. L. Mart{\'i}n and Mar{\'i}a Sainz-Pardo and T. Furukawa and E. Mart{\'i}n-S{\'a}nchez and T. Seoane and C. Galan},
  journal={Journal of Psychopharmacology},
  year={2007},
  volume={21},
  pages={774 - 782}
}
No systematic review or meta-analysis using a hard outcome has been conducted on the role of benzodiazepines for generalized anxiety disorder (GAD). The objective of this study was to assess the effectiveness and efficacy of benzodiazepines in the treatment of GAD based on trial drop-out rates. We used a systematic review of randomized controlled trials that compared any of the three best established benzodiazepines (diazepam, Lorazepam and aLprazolam) against placebo. Our primary outcome for… Expand
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