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Jumping to negative conclusions – a case of study-gathering bias?: A reply by the developers of metacognitive training (MCT) to the meta-analysis of van Oosterhout et al. (2015)

  • S. Moritz (a1), D. Werner (a2), M. Menon (a3), R. P. Balzan (a4) and T. S. Woodward (a3) (a5)...


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* Address for correspondence: S. Moritz, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany. (Email:


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