Meta-Analysis in Psychiatry Research: Fundamental and Advanced Methods

Mallikarjun B. Hanji

March 21, 2017 by Apple Academic Press
Reference - 266 Pages - 62 Color & 17 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781771883764 - CAT# N11662

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Features

  • Helps you to understand and apply the latest methods of meta-analysis.
  • Describes the importance of meta-analysis
  • Explains fundamental and advanced meta-analytical methods in a simple language
  • Helps you to visualize the meta-analytical methods with the help of real-time examples in estimation of pattern and prevalence of schizophrenia
  • Provides suggestions for suitable software for meta-analysis based on the user requirements

Summary

This book introduces the latest meta-analytical methods and discusses their applications in the field of psychiatry. A comprehensive list of methods used in meta-analysis has been described in simple language and demonstrated with real-time examples. This informative volume explains the importance of meta-analysis and describes how it differs from narrative and systematic reviews. It also relates the historical development of meta-analysis and explains methods used for locating and selecting the required studies in a given domain. Suitable software is examined in detail as well.