Publication bias: Recognizing the problem, understanding its origins and scope, and preventing harm

Kay Dickersin

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

96 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPublication Bias in Meta-Analysis
Subtitle of host publicationPrevention, Assessment and Adjustments
Number of pages23
ISBN (Electronic)9780470870167
ISBN (Print)9780470870143
StatePublished - Jan 1 2006
Externally publishedYes


  • Biased reporting of outcomes
  • From study start to dissemination of results
  • JAMA - negative results
  • Publication bias and recognition
  • Publication bias in meta-analysis
  • Publication bias significance
  • Systematic review problem method
  • Systematic reviews and meta-analysis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Mathematics

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