How reliable are scientific studies?

MR Munafo, J Flint

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There is growing concern that a substantial proportion of scientific research may in fact be false. A number of factors have been proposed as contributing to the presence of a large number of false-positive results in the literature, one of which is publication bias. We discuss empirical evidence for these factors.
Translated title of the contributionHow reliable are scientific studies?
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)257 - 258
Number of pages2
JournalBritish Journal of Psychiatry
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2010

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