By Cort Johnson in Health Rising.
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The Cochrane Reviews are the gold standard – highly respected and valued – they’re the go-to reviews doctors and medical websites use to get beyond the hype and learn how effective treatments really are.
In David Tuller’s superb Sept. 2018 piece Trial By Error: The Cochrane Controversy he pointed out how important a role the reviews play in bucking up the biopsychosocial view of ME/CFS, stating that “the CBT/GET ideological brigades and their enablers regularly cite Cochrane’s systematic reviews”. As long “as CBT/GET promoters can hide behind Cochrane’s skirts”, Tuller said, the biopsychosocial influence on ME/CFS research and treatment will continue.
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