Reading Reports of Clinical Trial Results

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The ASCP is particularly concerned about enhancing the knowledge base and the success of knowledge transfer in clinical psychopharmacology. Given the number of clinical trials being published and the amount of trial data available to clinicians, we discuss some key elements of trial design, analysis, and reporting. The goal of clinical trials in psychopharmacology is to characterize the efficacy and safety properties of the treatment being studied.​

J Clin Psychiatry 2005;66(5):653-653