Open Access Study protocol

Randomised trials relevant to mental health conducted in low and middle-income countries: protocol for a survey of studies published in 1991, 1995 and 2000 and assessment of their relevance

Rebecca J Syed Sheriff1*, Mahesh Jayaram2, Prathap Tharyan3, Lelia Duley4 and Clive E Adams2

Author Affiliations

1 Unidad Epidemiologia Clinica, Hospital San Ignacio, Santafe de Bogota, Colombia

2 Cochrane Schizophrenia Group Academic Unit of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, University of Leeds, UK

3 South Asian Cochrane Network; Prof. Bhooshanam V Moses Centre for Clinical Trials and Evidence Based Medicine, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India

4 Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford, UK

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BMC Psychiatry 2006, 6:40  doi:10.1186/1471-244X-6-40

Published: 26 September 2006

Additional files

Additional File 1:

PRACTIHC search. Other databases searched for the PRACTIHC project with dates and yield for all types of trials.

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Mental Health Search Terms. The search terms used to search the original PRACTIHC sample for citations potentially relevant to mental health.

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Extra Mental Health Data. The data collection form for the extra mental health terms.

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Trials in low and middle-income countries. The main PRACTIHC data collection form.

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High-Income Country Schizophrenia Data. The data collection form for high-income country schizophrenia trials.

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Dummy Tables. This contains the dummy tables and figures, which will accommodate the final analysis.

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Regional reporting categories for the Disease Control Priorities Project (DCPP). This shows how low and middle-income countries are divided up in terms of regions.

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