FILE-DRAWER PROBLEM

a term that describes the fact that a large number of all studies conducted are not available to review because they remain unpublished in "file drawers." See file-drawer analysis.

FILE-DRAWER PROBLEM: "A file drawer problem is seen in file drawer analysis."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FILE-DRAWER PROBLEM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/file-drawer-problem/ (accessed April 19, 2021).
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