Citation bias and selective focus on positive findings in the literature on 5-HTTLPR, life stress, and depression

  • Ymkje Anna de Vries (Creator)
  • Marcus R Munafo (Creator)
  • Annelieke M. Roest (Contributor)
  • Minita Franzen (Contributor)
  • Jojanneke A Bastiaansen (Contributor)



This study investigated citation bias in the literature on the serotonin-transporter-linked polymorphic region (5-HTTLPR), life stress, and amygdala activation. We included 73 studies from a recent meta-analysis by Sharpley et al. (2014).
Date made available26 Apr 2016
PublisherUniversity of Bristol

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