Letters Restoring Study 329

Retraction of biased journal articles

BMJ 2015; 351 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h5497 (Published 21 October 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h5497
  1. Ymkje Anna de Vries, PhD student1,
  2. Erick H Turner, associate professor2,
  3. Annelieke M Roest, postdoctoral researcher1
  1. 1University of Groningen, University Medical Centre, Groningen, Netherlands
  2. 2Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
  1. y.a.de.vries{at}umcg.nl

We hope that Le Noury and colleagues’ re-analysis of Study 329 will lead to the long overdue retraction of the 2001 paper.1

Study 329 may be the most infamous example of biased reporting within psychiatry, but this practice is widespread. We examined the reporting of antidepressant trials submitted to the …

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