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Compulsory apps on school tablet devices: Friend or foe?

Monique Pisaniello

Monique Pisaniello
Sixth year Medical Student from the University of Adelaide, supervised by Prof Jon Jureidini

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Meta-reviews and meta-analyses as superspreaders of medical misinformation

Jon Jureidini & Leemon McHenry
A 2020 article published in Frontiers in Psychiatry by Boaden et al.: 'Anti-depressants in Children and Adolescents:  A Meta-Review of Efficacy, Tolerability and Suicidality in Acute Treatment' purported to contrast the efficacy and tolerability of several antidepressants in treating children and adolescents diagnosed with different psychiatric disorders. In response to this article, we submitted a letter to the Editor of Frontiers (for publication) concerning the integrity of Boaden et al.’s analysis. We have received no response to our letter that was sent 8 October 2020 (see below) and it was not published by Frontiers.

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