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Erratum to: Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors versus placebo in patients with major depressive disorder. A systematic review with meta-analysis and Trial Sequential Analysis

The original article was published in BMC Psychiatry 2017 17:58

Erratum

After the publication of this paper the authors noticed a few errors in the text. There are outlines below:

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    Results section, under Hamilton depression rating scale (HDRS): In the sentence ‘Nineteen trials reported only mean HDRS change scores or presented a graph showing the mean change HDRS scores, but did not report the SD’ Eighteen should replace Nineteen

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    Results section, under Hamilton depression rating scale (HDRS):In the sentence ‘Random-effects meta-analysis of the results of all 92 trials showed that SSRIs versus placebo significantly reduced the HDRS score (mean difference −2.25 points; 95% CI −2.69 to −1.83; P<0.00001)’ 91 should replace 92

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    Results section, under Other subgroup analyses: In the sentence ‘Meta-analysis of the results of the 26 trials with a mean baseline HDRS score >23 points showed a mean difference of −2.69 HDRS points; 95% CI −3.59 to −1.78; P<0.00001.’ 25 should replace 26

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    Table 2 [Summary of serious adverse events in the included trials] ‘Nemroff et al., 2005’ should read ‘Nemeroff et al., 2007’ and in the same line ‘Fluxetine’ should read ‘Fluoxetine

Reference

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    Jakobsen JC, Katakam KK, Schou A, Hellmuth SG, Stallknecht SE, Leth-Møller K, Iversen M, Banke MB, Petersen IJ, Klingenberg SL, Krogh J, Ebert SE, Timm A, Lindschou J, Gluud C. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors versus placebo in patients with major depressive disorder, A systematic review with meta-analysis and Trial Sequential Analysis. BMC Psychiatry. 2017;17:58. doi:10.1186/s12888-016-1173-2.

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Correspondence to Janus Christian Jakobsen.

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The online version of the original article can be found under doi:10.1186/s12888-016-1173-2

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