David Marks

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David Francis Marks is a British psychologist specializing in Health Psychology and editor of the Journal of Health Psychology.[1][2]

Books[edit | edit source]

  • 2018, Health Psychology: Theory, Research and Practice[3]

PACE trial criticism[edit | edit source]

In 2017, David Marks edited the Journal of Health Psychology, Special Issue: The PACE Trial covering the controversial PACE trial.[4] Before publication, Marks received complaints and intimidation attempting to block the issue's publication by wrongly claiming it had not been peer reviewed.[5][6][7]―while principle PACE trial investigators Peter White, Trudie Chalder and Michael Sharpe also requested that their own editorial due to be published not be peer reviewed and not receive replies.[8]

In 2018, he was one of over a hundred people to sign the third Open letter to the Lancet requesting an independent review of the PACE trial.[9]

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Marks, David (Francis)". Encyclopedia.com. Retrieved November 5, 2021.
  2. "Journal of Health Psychology". SAGE Publications Ltd. October 28, 2015. Retrieved July 30, 2019.
  3. Marks, David F.; Murray, Michael; Estacio, Emee Vida (March 29, 2018). Health Psychology: Theory, Research and Practice. SAGE Publications. ISBN 978-1-5264-0823-5.
  4. 4.04.1 Marks, David F (August 1, 2017). "Special issue on the PACE Trial". Journal of Health Psychology. 22 (9): 1103–1105. doi:10.1177/1359105317722370. ISSN 1359-1053.
  5. Coyne, James C. (2017). "Last ditch attempt to block publication of the Special Issue of the Journal of Health Psychology foiled". Coyne of the Realm.
  6. Gallagher, Paul (August 1, 2017). "'You're a disgusting old fart neoliberal hypocrite' – scientists in furious row over ME study". inews.co.uk. Retrieved February 20, 2019. There was a last ditch attempt to block publication of the special issue by a powerful but unknown PACE trial advocate… A weaselly coward suggested papers weren’t properly peer reviewed and that the special issue should therefore not be published. That of course was nonsense
  7. Coyne, James C. (2017). "Last ditch attempt to block publication of the Special Issue of the Journal of Health Psychology foiled". Coyne of the Realm.
  8. Coyne, James C. (November 7, 2017). "Asserting privilege: PACE investigators request that their manuscript not be peer reviewed or receive replies". Coyne of the Realm.
  9. "Trial By Error: Open Letter to The Lancet, version 3.0". Virology blog. Retrieved January 3, 2019.
  10. Marks, David F (August 2018). "IAPT under the microscope". Journal of Health Psychology. 23 (9): 1131–1135. doi:10.1177/13591053187818.

PACE trial A controversial study which claimed that CBT and GET were effective in treating "CFS/ME", despite the fact that its own data did not support this conclusion. Its results and methodology were widely disputed by patients, scientists, and the peer-reviewed scientific literature.

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