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Voxel-based morphometry for separation of schizophrenia from other types of psychosis in first-episode psychosis

  1. Lena Palaniyappan1,
  2. Nicola Maayan2,
  3. Amanda J Kirkham3,
  4. Clare Davenport3,
  5. Atoosa Khodabakhsh2,
  6. Clive E Adams4,
  7. Karla Soares-Weiser2,*

Editorial Group: Cochrane Schizophrenia Group

Published Online: 13 MAR 2014

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011021


How to Cite

Palaniyappan L, Maayan N, Kirkham AJ, Davenport C, Khodabakhsh A, Adams CE, Soares-Weiser K. Voxel-based morphometry for separation of schizophrenia from other types of psychosis in first-episode psychosis (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD011021. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011021.

Author Information

  1. 1

    The University of Nottingham, Divison of Psychiatry, Institute of Mental Health, Nottingham, UK

  2. 2

    Enhance Reviews Ltd, Wantage, UK

  3. 3

    University of Birmingham, Department of Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Birmingham, UK

  4. 4

    The University of Nottingham, Cochrane Schizophrenia Group, Nottingham, UK

*Karla Soares-Weiser, Enhance Reviews Ltd, Central Office, Cobweb Buildings, The Lane, Lyford, Wantage, OX12 0EE, UK. karla@enhance-reviews.com. ksoaresweiser@gmail.com.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 13 MAR 2014

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Table 1. Search strategies

DatabaseSearch strategy

MEDLINE

(OvidSP)

Dates:1946 to

search date
1 voxel-based morphometry.tw. (1593)
2 VBM.tw. (883)
3 1 or 2 (1785)
4 exp Schizophrenia/ (77987)
5 schizophren$.tw. (76507)
6 4 or 5 (95672)
7 3 and 6 (220)

EMBASE

(OvidSP)

Dates: 1980 to

search date
1 voxel-based morphometry.tw. (2318)
2 VBM.tw. (1419)
3 1 or 2 (2635)
4 exp Schizophrenia/ (119513)
5 schizophren$.tw. (99363)
6 4 or 5 (131921)
7 3 and 6 (345)

PsycINFO

(OvidSP)

Dates:1806 to

search date
1 voxel-based morphometry.tw. (1167)
2 VBM.tw. (528)
3 1 or 2 (1223)
4 exp Schizophrenia/ (65558)
5 schizophren$.tw. (89948)
6 4 or 5 (90931)
7 3 and 6 (199)

 All databases searched from inception.
All searches were undertaken, added to a common database and duplicates deleted.
 
Table 2. Study characteristics

Study DetailsFirst Author, Year, Study design (prospective versus retrospective), Selection (random, consecutive)

Patient characteristics and settingNumber of participants meeting inclusion criteria and number screened

Description of participants in the study (age, gender, ethnicity, state, stage, concurrent dominant problems, duration of symptoms, concurrent medications used and any specific prior treatment )

Predefined inclusion and exclusion criteria

Aim of study

Setting

Country

Target condition and reference standard(s)Target condition

Details of the reference standard (conducted by, operational criteria used)

Length of follow-up

Index and comparator testsDetails of the test (conducted by, all cut-off points used)

How the test was used (as a diagnostic test or for other reasons)

Flow and timingStudy Process

Notes