A provocative review finds a “lack of strong supporting empirical evidence for the effectiveness of psychological treatments for pain management.”
Asserting privilege: PACE investigators’ request that their manuscript not be peer reviewed or receive replies
After demanding parts of an article published in the Journal of Health Psychology be retracted, the PACE investigators requested their response be published without peer review and with no comments allowed.
A recent failure to correct a systematic review and meta-analysis demonstrates that Cochrane’s problem with conflict of interest is multilayered. Cochrane enlists thousands of volunteers committed to the evaluation of evidence independent of the interests of the investigators who conducted trials. Cochrane is vigilant in requiring declaration of conflicts of interest but is inconsistent in […]