Barber, J, Barrett, MS, Gallop, R, Rynn, MA, Rickels, K (2012). Short-term dynamic psychotherapy versus pharmacotherapy for major depressive disorder: a randomized, placebo-controlled trial. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry
Barrett, JE, Williams, JW, Oxman, TE, Frank, E, Katon, W, Sullivan, M, Hegel, MT, Cornell, JE, Sengupta, AS (2001). Treatment of dysthymia and minor depression in primary care: a randomized trial in patients aged 18 to 59. Journal of Family Practice
Beck, AT, Ward, CH, Mendelson, M, Mock, J, Erbaugh, J (1961). An inventory for measuring depression. Archives of General Psychiatry
Borenstein, M, Hedges, LV, Higgins, JPT, Rothstein, HR (2009). Introduction to Meta-Analysis. Wiley: Chichester, UK.
Cuijpers, P, Smit, F, Bohlmeijer, ET, Hollon, SD, Andersson, G (2010
a). Is the efficacy of cognitive behaviour therapy and other psychological treatments for adult depression overestimated? A meta-analytic study of publication bias. British Journal of Psychiatry
Cuijpers, P, van Straten, A, Andersson, G, van Oppen, P (2008
a). Psychotherapy for depression in adults: a meta-analysis of comparative outcome studies. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology
Cuijpers, P, van Straten, A, Bohlmeijer, E, Hollon, SD, Andersson, G (2010
b). The effects of psychotherapy for adult depression are overestimated: a meta-analysis of study quality and effect size. Psychological Medicine
Cuijpers, P, van Straten, A, van Oppen, P, Andersson, G (2008
b). Are psychological and pharmacological interventions equally effective in the treatment of adult depressive disorders? A meta-analysis of comparative studies. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry
Cuijpers, P, van Straten, A, Warmerdam, L, Andersson, G (2008
c). Psychological treatment of depression: a meta-analytic database of randomized studies. BMC Psychiatry
Cuijpers, P, van Straten, A, Warmerdam, L, Smits, N (2008
d). Characteristics of effective psychological treatments of depression: a meta-regression analysis. Psychotherapy Research
David, D, Szentagotai, A, Lupu, V, Cosman, D (2008). Rational emotive behavior therapy, cognitive therapy, and medication in the treatment of major depressive disorder: a randomized clinical trial, posttreatment outcomes, and six month follow-up. Journal of Clinical Psychology
DeRubeis, RJ, Hollon, SD, Amsterdam, JD, Shelton, RC, Young, PR, Salomon, RM (2005). Cognitive therapy vs medications in the treatment of moderate to severe depression. Archives of General Psychiatry
Dimidjian, S, Hollon, SD, Dobson, KS, Schmaling, KB, Kohlenberg, RJ, Addis, ME (2006). Randomized trial of behavioral activation, cognitive therapy, and antidepressant medication in the acute treatment of adults with major depression. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology
Dobson, KS, Hollon, SD, Dimidjian, S, Schmaling, KB, Kohlenberg, RJ, Gallop, RJ, Rizvi, SL, Gollan, JK (2008). Randomized trial of behavioral activation, cognitive therapy, and antidepressant medication in the prevention of relapse and recurrence in major depression. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology
Duval, S, Tweedie, R (2000). Trim and fill: a simple funnel-plot-based method of testing and adjusting for publication bias in meta-analysis. Biometrics
Dwight-Johnson, M, Sherbourne, CD, Liao, D, Wells, KB (2000). Treatment preferences among depressed primary care patients. Journal of General Internal Medicine
Elkin, I, Shea, MT, Watkins, JT, Imber, SD, Sotsky, SM, Collins, JF (1989). National Institute of Mental Health Treatment of Depression Collaborative Research Program: general effectiveness of treatments. Archives of General Psychiatry
Fournier, JC, DeRubeis, RJ, Hollon, SD, Dimidjian, S, Amsterdam, JD, Shelton, RC (2010). Antidepressant drug effects and depression severity: a patient-level meta-analysis. Journal of the American Medical Association
Hamilton, M (1960). A rating scale for depression. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry
Hedges, LV, Olkin, I (1985). Statistical Methods for Meta-Analysis. Academic Press: San Diego, CA.
Hegerl, U, Hautzinger, M, Mergl, R, Kohnen, R, Schütze, M, Scheunemann, W, Allgaier, AK, Coyne, J, Henkel, V (2010). Effects of pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy in depressed primary-care patients: a randomized, controlled trial including a patients’ choice arm. International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology
Higgins, JP, Thompson, SG, Deeks, JJ, Altman, DG (2003). Measuring inconsistency in meta-analyses. British Medical Journal
Higgins, JPT, Green, S (eds) (2008). Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions. Version 5.0.1 [updated September 2008]. Wiley: Chichester, UK.
Hollon, SD, DeRubeis, RJ, Shelton, RC, Amsterdam, JD, Salomon, RM, O'Reardon, JP, Lovett, ML, Young, PR, Haman, KL, Freeman, BB, Gallop, R (2005). Prevention of relapse following cognitive therapy versus medication in moderate to severe depression. Archives of General Psychiatry
Hypericum Depression Trial Study Group (2002). Effect of Hypericum perforatum (St John's wort) in major depressive disorder: a randomized controlled trial. Journal of the American Medical Association
Imel, ZE, Malterer, MB, McKay, KM, Wampold, BE (2008). A meta-analysis of psychotherapy and medication in unipolar depression and dysthymia. Journal of Affective Disorders
Ioannidis, JPA, Patsopoulos, NA, Evangelou, E (2007). Uncertainty in heterogeneity estimates in meta-analyses. British Medical Journal
Jarrett, RB, Schaffer, M, McIntire, D, Witt-Browder, A, Kraft, D, Risser, RC (1999). Treatment of atypical depression with cognitive therapy or phenelzine: a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Archives of General Psychiatry
Katz, R, Shaw, BF, Vallis, TM, Kaiser, AS (1995). The assessment of severity and symptom patterns in depression. In Handbook of Depression (ed. Beckham, E. E. and Leber, W. R.), 2nd edn, pp. 61–85. Guilford Press: New York.
Kirsch, I (2009). The Emperor's New Drugs: Exploding the Antidepressant Myth. The Bodley Head: London.
Kirsch, I, Deacon, BJ, Huedo-Medina, TB, Scoboria, A, Moore, TJ, Johnson, BT (2008). Initial severity and antidepressant benefits: a meta-analysis of data submitted to the Food and Drug Administration. PLoS Medicine
Kraemer, HC, Kupfer, DJ (2006). Size of treatment effects and their importance to clinical research and practice. Biological Psychiatry
Laupacis, A, Sackett, DL, Roberts, RS (1988). An assessment of clinically useful measures of the consequences of treatment. New England Journal of Medicine
Luborsky, L, Diguer, L, Seligman, DA, Rosenthal, R, Krause, ED, Johnson, S, Halperin, G, Bishop, M, Berman, JS, Schweizer, E (1999). The researcher's own therapy allegiances: a ‘wild card’ in comparisons of treatment efficacy. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice
Melander, H, Ahlqvist-Rastad, J, Meijer, G, Beermann, B (2003). Evidence b(i)ased medicine selective reporting from studies sponsored by pharmaceutical industry: review of studies in new drug applications. British Medical Journal
Mohr, DC, Spring, B, Freedland, KE, Beckner, V, Arean, P, Hollon, SD, Ockene, J, Kaplan, R (2009). The selection and design of control conditions for randomized controlled trials of psychological interventions. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics
Mynors-Wallis, LM, Gath, DH, Lloyd-Thomas, AR, Tomlinson, D (1995). Randomised controlled trial comparing problem solving treatment with amitriptyline and placebo for major depression in primary care. British Medical Journal
NICE (2004). Depression: management of depression in primary and secondary care. Clinical Practice Guideline CG23. National Institute for Clinical Excellence: London.
Posternak, MA, Zimmerman, M (2007). Therapeutic effect of follow-up assessments on antidepressant and placebo response rates in antidepressant efficacy trials: meta-analysis. British Journal of Psychiatry
Rief, W, Nestoriuc, Y, Weiss, S, Welzel, E, Barsky, AJ, Hofmann, SG (2009). Meta-analysis of the placebo response in antidepressant trials. Journal of Affective Disorders
Sloane, RB, Staples, FR, Schneider, LS (1985). Interpersonal therapy versus nortriptyline for depression in the elderly. In Clinical and Pharmacological Studies in Psychiatric Disorders (ed. Burrows, G., Norman, T. R. and Dermerstein, L.), pp. 344–346. John Libbey: London.
Temple, R, Ellenberg, SS (2000). Placebo-controlled trials and active-control trials in the evaluation of new treatments.
Part 1: Ethical and scientific issues. Annals of Internal Medicine
Turner, EH, Matthews, AM, Linardatos, E, Tell, RA, Rosenthal, R (2008). Selective publication of antidepressant trials and its influence on apparent efficacy. New England Journal of Medicine
van Schaik, DJF, Klijn, AFJ, van Hout, HPJ, van Marwijk, HWJ, Beekman, ATF, de Haan, M, van Dyck, R (2004). Patients’ preferences in the treatment of depressive disorder in primary care. General Hospital Psychiatry
Williams, JW Jr., Barrett, J, Oxman, T, Frank, E, Katon, W, Sullivan, M, Cornell, J, Sengupta, A (2000). Treatment of dysthymia and minor depression in primary care: a randomized controlled trial in older adults. Journal of the American Medical Association