Tag: BMJ

  • A Letter to KCL, Another Letter to BMJ

    By David Tuller, DrPH Last week, I wrote about a troubling press release issued by King’s College London regarding a major study of cognitive behavioural therapy as a treatment for so-called dissociative seizures. On Friday, I sent a letter to the two communications people listed on the press release about the study, as well as […]

  • Letter to BMJ Paediatrics Open About that CBT-Music Therapy Study

    By David Tuller, DrPH UPDATE: I sent the following correction to Dr Choonara shortly after sending the letter of concern. Dear Dr Choonara: I wanted to make a slight correction in point #3 below. The first sentence should have read: “Why was the outcome of recovery not mentioned in the trial registration and statistical analysis […]

  • Tack’s Take on BMJ’s CBT-Music Therapy “Feasibility Study”

    By David Tuller, DrPH I have always made it clear that I pay attention when smart patients assess bad research. That’s how I stumbled into this whole mess in the first place–by reading what patients were writing about the PACE trial. (In that case, I at first dismissed the concerns when I read about how […]

  • My Letter to Peer Reviewer of BMJ’s CBT-Music Therapy Paper

    By David Tuller, DrPH I have recently written a few posts–here, here and here–about a study in BMJ Paediatrics Open that appears to be marred by multiple methodological and ethical problems. This is certainly not a one-time occurrence when it comes to BMJ journals. Last week, I sent a letter to the study’s senior author inviting him to […]