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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Leucht, S; Engel, RR; Bäuml, J; Davis, JM 
Title:
Is the Superior Efficacy of New Generation Antipsychotics an Artifact of LOCF? 
Abstract:
It has been argued that the efficacy superiority found in meta-analyses for some of the atypical antipsychotics is an artifact of higher dropout rates due to side effects in the haloperidol group combined with last-observation-carried-forward (LOCF) analyses. We therefore reanalyzed a number of pivotal studies comparing new generation antipsychotics (NGAs) and conventional antipsychotics (CAs). A total of 5 studies (n = 1271) comparing amisulpride and 3 studies (n = 2454) comparing olanzapine wi...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Schizophr Bull 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
33 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
183-91 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0586-7614 
TUM Institution:
r Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie