Chapter 8. Planning and Conducting Systematic Reviews

  1. Susan Michie and
  2. Charles Abraham
  1. Mark Petticrew and
  2. Simon Gilbody

Published Online: 24 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470694008.ch8

Health Psychology in Practice

Health Psychology in Practice

How to Cite

Petticrew, M. and Gilbody, S. (2004) Planning and Conducting Systematic Reviews, in Health Psychology in Practice (eds S. Michie and C. Abraham), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470694008.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405110891

Online ISBN: 9780470694008



  • health behaviour;
  • psychologists;
  • meta-analysis;
  • homosexual;
  • randomized controlled trials


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Background: The Uncertain Nature of Research

  • Doing the Review

  • Writing up the Review

  • Conclusion

  • Conducting Systematic Reviews