Authors' reply

Chani Nuij*, Wouter Van Ballegooijen, Beurs Derek De, Dilfa Juniar, Annette Erlangsen, Gwendolyn Portzky, Rory C. O'Connor, H. Smit Johannes, Ad Kerkhof, Riper Heleen

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Contribution to JournalComment / Letter to the editorAcademic

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Nuij and colleagues are too sanguine in concluding that their review
has demonstrated the effectiveness of safety planning in reducing
suicidal behaviour. They note the methodological limitations of
the studies they summarise and the evidence of clinical heterogeneity and publication bias that make meta-analysis problematic, but
they could say more about the problem of interpreting their primary
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)246-246
Number of pages1
JournalBritish Journal of Psychiatry
Issue number4
Early online date31 Mar 2022
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2022

Bibliographical note

Themed Issue: Precision Medicine and Personalised Healthcare in Psychiatry.


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