Citation bias and selective focus on positive findings in the literature on 5-HTTLPR, life stress, and depression

Bastiaansen, J. (Contributor), Vries, de, Y. A. (Creator), Munafo, M. (Creator), Franzen, M. (Contributor) & Roest, A. (Contributor), University of Bristol, 26-Apr-2016


  • Univ Bristol, University of Bristol


This study investigated citation bias in the literature on the serotonin-transporter-linked polymorphic region (5-HTTLPR), life stress, and amygdala activation. We included 73 studies from a recent meta-analysis by Sharpley et al. (2014).
Date made available26-Apr-2016
PublisherUniversity of Bristol
Access to the dataset Open

    Keywords on Datasets

  • 5-HTTLPR, serotonin-transporter-linked polymorphic region, Life stress, Depression, amygdala activation
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