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Below is an (incomplete) list of articles that have used either the metafor package or the mima function as part of the analyses. Please contact Wolfgang Viechtbauer in case I have missed your article and you wouldn't mind having it included in this list (or in case you want your article removed from this list).

Note: I don't really update this list anymore (just takes too much time). As an alternative, you can see a list of the over 2000+ articles that have cited Viechtbauer (2010) on Google Scholar. That list misses publications that only mention using the metafor package (and do not explicitly cite the accompanying article), so it is also somewhat incomplete, but certainly better than the very incomplete list below.

Abnet, C. C., Chen, Y., Chow, W. H., Gao, Y. T., Helzlsouer, K. J., Le Marchand, L., et al. (2010). Circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D and risk of esophageal and gastric cancer: Cohort Consortium Vitamin D Pooling Project of Rarer Cancers. American Journal of Epidemiology, 172(1), 94-106.

Albrecht, J., Garbade, S. F., & Burgard, P. (2009). Neuropsychological speed tests and blood phenylalanine levels in patients with phenylketonuria: A meta-analysis. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 33(3), 414-421.

Al-Majed, N. S., McAlister, F. A., Bakal, J. A., & Ezekowitz, J. A. (2011). Meta-analysis: Cardiac resynchronization therapy for patients with less symptomatic heart failure. Annals of Internal Medicine, 154(6), 401-412.

Andrews, J. R., Noubary, F., Walensky, R. P., Cerda, R., Losina, E., & Horsburgh, C. R. (2012). Risk of progression to active tuberculosis following reinfection with mycobacterium tuberculosis. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 54(6), 784-791.

Baman, T. S., Meier, P., Romero, J., Gakenheimer, L., Kirkpatrick, J. N., Sovitch, P., et al. (2011). Safety of pacemaker reuse: A meta-analysis with implications for underserved nations. Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, 4(3), 318-323.

Barto, E. K., & Rillig, M. C. (2010). Does herbivory really suppress mycorrhiza? A meta-analysis. Journal of Ecology, 98(4), 745-753.

Beards, S., Gayer-Anderson, C., Borges, S., Dewey, M. E., Fisher, H. L., & Morgan, C. (2013). Life events and psychosis: a review and meta-analysis. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 39(4), 740-747.

Beattie, W. S., Wijeysundera, D. N., Karkouti, K., McCluskey, S., & Tait, G. (2008). Does tight heart rate control improve beta-blocker efficacy? An updated analysis of the noncardiac surgical randomized trials. Anesthesia & Analgesia, 106(4), 1039-1048.

Benítez-López, A., Alkemade, R., & Verweij, P. A. (2010). The impacts of roads and other infrastructure on mammal and bird populations: A meta-analysis. Biological Conservation, 143(6), 1307-1316

Benton, T. (2014). Using meta-regression to explore moderating effects in surveys of international achievement. Practical Assessment, Research & Evaluation, 19(3).

Berkeljon, A., & Baldwin, S. A. (2010). An introduction to meta-analysis for psychotherapy outcome research. Psychotherapy Research, 19(4-5), 511-518.

Bhatnagar, P., Sinha, D., Parker, R. A., Guyler, P., & O'Brien, A. (2011). Intravenous thrombolysis in acute ischaemic stroke: A systematic review and meta-analysis to aid decision making in patients over 80 years of age. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, & Psychiatry, 82(7), 712-717.

Brand, B. L., Classen, C. C., MnNary, S. W., & Zaveri, P. (2009). A review of dissociative disorders treatment studies. The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 197(9), 646-654.

Campbell, L., Chen, C., Bhagat, S. S., Parker, R. A., & Östör, A. J. K. (2011). Risk of adverse events including serious infections in rheumatoid arthritis patients treated with tocilizumab: A systematic literature review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Rheumatology, 50(3), 552-562.

Daniels, R. D., & Schubauer-Berigan, M. K. (2011). A meta-analysis of leukaemia risk from protracted exposure to low-dose gamma radiation. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 68(6), 457-464.

de Bruin, M., Viechtbauer, W., Hospers, H. J., Schaalma, H. P., & Kok, G. (2009). Standard care quality determines treatment outcomes in control groups of HAART-adherence intervention studies: Implications for the interpretation and comparison of intervention effects. Health Psychology, 28(6), 668-674.

de Bruin, M., Viechtbauer, W., Schaalma, H. P., Kok, G., Abraham, C., & Hospers, H. J. (2010). Standard care impact on effects of highly active antiretroviral therapy adherence intervention: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Archives of Internal Medicine, 170(3), 240-250.

Di Bona, D., Plaia, A., Scafidi, V., Leto-Barone, M. S., & Di Lorenzo, G. (2010). Efficacy of sublingual immunotherapy with grass allergens for seasonal allergic rhinitis: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 126(3), 558-566.

Dignath, C., & Buttner, G. (2008). Components of fostering self-regulated learning among students. A meta-analysis on intervention studies at primary and secondary school level. Metacognition Learning, 3(3), 231-264.

Dominguez, M., Viechtbauer, W., Simons, C. J. P., van Os, J., & Krabbendam, L. (2009). Are psychotic psychopathology and neurocognition orthogonal? A systematic review of their associations. Psychological Bulletin, 135(1), 157-171.

Domschke, K., Reif, A., Weber, H., Richter, J., Hohoff, C., Ohrmann, P., et al. (2011). Neuropeptide S receptor gene: Converging evidence for a role in panic disorder. Molecular Psychiatry, 16(9), 938-948.

Dong, S.-J., Zeng, X.-T., & Guo, Y. (2012). Application of metafor package in R software. Chinese Journal of Evidence-Based Medicine, 12(9), 1141-1147.

Elfenbein, H. A., & Eisenkraft, N. (2010). The relationship between displaying and perceiving nonverbal cues of affect: A meta-analysis to solve an old mystery. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 98(2), 301-318.

Elias-Sonnenschein, L. S., Viechtbauer, W., Ramakers, I. H. G. B., Verhey, F. R. J., & Visser, P. J. (2011). Predictive value of APOE-ε4 allele for progression from MCI to AD-type dementia: A meta-analysis. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, & Psychiatry, 82(10), 1149-1156.

Fett, A.-K. J., Viechtbauer, W., Dominguez, M., Penn, D. L., van Os, J., & Krabbendam, L. (2011). The relationship between neurocognition and social cognition with functional outcomes in schizophrenia: A meta-analysis. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 35(3), 573-588.

Ford, M. K., Beattie, W. S., & Wijeysundera, D. N. (2010). Systematic review: Prediction of perioperative cardiac complications and mortality by the revised cardiac risk index. Annals of Internal Medicine, 152(1), 26-35.

Gallicchio, L., Moore, L. E., Stevens, V. L., Ahn, J., Albanes, D., Hartmuller, V., et al. (2010). Circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D and risk of kidney cancer: Cohort Consortium Vitamin D Pooling Project of Rarer Cancers. American Journal of Epidemiology, 172(1), 47-57.

Galvan, A., & Dragani, T. (2010). Nicotine dependence may link the 15q25 locus to lung cancer risk. Carcinogenesis, 31(3), 331-333.

Goralczyk, A. D., Hauke, N., Bari, N., Tsui, T. Y., Lorf, T., & Obed, A. (2011). Interleukin 2 receptor antagonists for liver transplant recipients: A systematic review and meta-analysis of controlled studies. Hepatology, 54(2), 541-554.

Ho, R. C. M., Cheung, M. W.-L., Fu, E., Win, H. H., Zaw, M. H., Ng, A., et al. (2011). Is high homocysteine level a risk factor for cognitive decline in elderly? A systematic review, meta-analysis, and meta-regression. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 19(7), 607-617.

Hudelist, G., English, J., Thomas, A., Tinelli, A., Singer, C. F., & Keckstein, J. (2011). Diagnostic accuracy of transvaginal ultrasound for non-invasive diagnosis of bowel endometriosis: Systematic review and meta-analysis. Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology, 37(3), 257-263.

Hudson, M., Thombs, B. D., Steele, R., Panopalis, P., Newton, E., Baron, M., et al. (2009). Health-related quality of life in systemic sclerosis: A systematic review. Arthritis Care and Research, 61(8), 1112-1120.

Huizenga, H. M., van Bers, B. M. C. W., Plat, J., van den Wildenberg, W. P. M., & van der Molen, M. W. (2009). Task complexity enhances response inhibition deficits in childhood and adolescent attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: A meta-regression analysis. Biological Psychiatry, 65(1), 39-45.

Hursel, R., Viechtbauer, W., & Westerterp-Plantenga, M. S. (2009). The effects of green tea on weight loss and weight maintenance: A meta-analysis. International Journal of Obesity, 33(9), 956-961.

Jalota, L., Kalira, V., George, E., Shi, Y.-Y., Hornuss, C., Radke, O., et al. (2011). Prevention of pain on injection of propofol: Systematic review and meta-analysis. British Medical Journal, 342(d1110).

Jansen, M. J., Viechtbauer, W., Lenssen, A. F., Hendriks, E. J. M., & de Bie, R. A. (2011). Strength training alone, exercise therapy alone, and exercise therapy with passive manual mobilisation each reduce pain and disability in people with knee osteoarthritis: A systematic review. Journal of Physiotherapy, 57(1), 11-20.

Kiær, L. P., Skovgaard, I. M., & Østergård, H. (2009). Grain yield increase in cereal variety mixtures: A meta-analysis of field trials. Field Crops Research, 11(3), 361-373.

Klemp, M., Tvete, I. F., Gasemyr, J., Natvig, B., & Aursnes, I. (2011). Meta-regression analysis of paroxetine clinical trial data: Does reporting scale matter? Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology, 31(2), 201-206.

Knight, S. R., & Morris, P. J. (2010). Steroid avoidance or withdrawal after renal transplantation increases the risk of acute rejection but decreases cardiovascular risk: A meta-analysis. Transplantation, 89(1), 1-14.

Krasopoulos, G., Brister, S. J., Beattie, W. S., & Buchanan, M. R. (2008). Aspirin "resistance" and risk of cardiovascular morbidity: Systematic review and meta-analysis. British Medical Journal, 336(7637), 195-198.

Landin, L., Rodriguez-Perez, J. C., Garcia-Bello, M. A., Cavadas, P. C., Thione, A., Nthumba, P., et al. (2010). Kidney transplants in HIV-positive recipients under HAART: A comprehensive review and meta-analysis of 12 series. Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation, 25(9), 3106-3115.

Lim, Y. H., Park, A. K., & Kim, H. (2012). Modifiers of diurnal temperature range and mortality association in six Korean cities. International Journal of Biometeorology, 56(1), 33-42.

Liu, Y.-H. (2010). A meta-analysis of the effects of search experience on search performance in terms of the recall measure in controlled IR user experiments. Paper presented at the 15th Australasian Document Computing Symposium, Melbourne, Australia.

Lluís-Ganella, C., Lucas, G., Subirana, I., Escurriol, V., Tomás, M., Sentí, M., et al. (2009). Qualitative assessment of previous evidence and an updated meta-analysis confirms lack of association between the ESR1 rs2234693 (PvuII) variant and coronary heart disease in men and women. Atherosclerosis, 207(2), 480-486.

Lurie, I., & Levine, S. Z. (2010). Meta-analysis of dropout rates in SSRIs versus placebo in randomized clinical trials of PTSD. The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 198(2), 116-124.

Mak, A., Cheung, M. W.-L., Cheak, A., & Ho, R. C. (2010). Combination of heparin and aspirin is superior to aspirin alone in enhancing live births in patients with recurrent pregnancy loss and positive anti-phospholipid antibodies: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials and meta-regression. Rheumatology, 49(2), 281-288.

Malta, M., Magnanini, M. M. F., Strathdee, S. A., & Bastos, F. I. (2010). Adherence to antiretroviral therapy among HIV-infected drug users: A meta-analysis. AIDS and Behavior, 14(4), 731-747.

Meier, P., Baker, P., Jost, D., Jacobs, I., Henzi, B., Knapp, G., et al. (2010). Chest compressions before defibrillation for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled clinical trials. BMC Medicine, 8(52).

Meier, P., Knapp, G., Tamhane, A., Chaturvedi, S., & Gurm, H. S. (2010). Short term and intermediate term comparison of endarterectomy versus stenting for carotid artery stenosis: Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled clinical trials. British Medical Journal, 340(c467).

Munguia-Rosas, M. A., Ollerton, J., Parra-Tabla, V., & De-Nova, J. A. (2011). Meta-analysis of phenotypic selection on flowering phenology suggests that early flowering plants are favoured. Ecology Letters, 14(5), 511-521.

Ndimubanzi, P. C., Carabin, H., Budke, C. M., Nguyen, H., Qian, Y. J., Rainwater, E., et al. (2010). A systematic review of the frequency of neurocyticercosis with a focus on people with epilepsy. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 4(11), e870.

Nicolaï, S. P. A., Viechtbauer, W., Kruidenier, L. M., Candel, M. J. J. M., Prins, M. H., & Teijink, J. A. W. (2009). Reliability of treadmill testing in peripheral arterial disease: A meta-regression analysis. Journal of Vascular Surgery, 50(2), 322-329.

Panityakul, T., Bumrungsup, C., & Knapp, G. (2013). On estimating residual heterogeneity in random-effects meta-regression: A comparative study. Journal of Statistical Theory and Applications, 12(3), 253-265.

Pattaro, C., de Grandi, A., Vitart, V., Hayward, C., Franke, A., Aulchenko, Y. A., et al. (2010). A meta-analysis of genome-wide data from five European isolates reveals an association of COL22A1, SYT1, and GABRR2 with serum creatinine level. BMC Medical Genetics, 11(41).

Peters, G.-J. Y., Ruiter, R. A. C., & Kok, G. (2013). Threatening communication: A critical re-analysis and a revised meta-analytic test of fear appeal theory. Health Psychology Review, 7(S1), S8-S31.

Petrin, Z., Englund, G., & Malmqvist, B. (2008). Contrasting effects of anthropogenic and natural acidity in streams: A meta-analysis. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 275(1639), 1143-1148.

Pietschnig, J., Voracek, M., & Formann, A. K. (2010). Mozart effect-Shmozart effect: A meta-analysis. Intelligence, 38(3), 314-323.

Poissant, J., & Coltman, D. W. (2009). The ontogeny of cross-sex genetic correlations: An analysis of patterns. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 22(12), 2558-2562.

Poissant, J., Wilson, A. J., & Coltman, D. W. (2010). Sex-specific genetic variance and the evolution of sexual dimorphism: A systematic review of cross-sex genetic correlations. Evolution, 64(1), 97-107.

Purdue, M. P., Freedman, D. M., Gapstur, S. M., Helzlsouer, K. J., Laden, F., Lim, U., et al. (2010). Circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D and risk of non-hodgkin lymphoma: Cohort Consortium Vitamin D Pooling Project of Rarer Cancers. American Journal of Epidemiology, 172(1), 58-69.

Rabinowitz, J., Levine, S. Z., Barkai, O., & Davidov, O. (2009). Dropout rates in randomized clinical trials of antipsychotics: A meta-analysis comparing first- and second-generation drugs and an examination of the role of trial design features. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 35(4), 775-788.

Radua, J., van den Heuvel, O. A., Surguladze, S., & Mataix-Cols, D. (2010). Meta-analytical comparison of voxel-based morphometry studies in obsessive-compulsive disorder vs other anxiety disorders. Archives of General Psychiatry, 67(7), 701-711.

Roberts, B. W., Walton, K. E., & Viechtbauer, W. (2006). Patterns of mean-level change in personality traits across the life course: A meta-analysis of longitudinal studies. Psychological Bulletin, 132(1), 1-25.

Roshanaei-Moghaddam, B., Pauly, M. C., Atkins, D. C., Baldwin, S. A., Stein, M. B., & Roy-Byrne, P. (2011). Relative effects of CBT and pharmacotherapy in depression versus anxiety: Is medication somewhat better for depression, and CBT somewhat better for anxiety? Depression and Anxiety, 28(7), 560-567.

Scheibehenne, B., Greifeneder, R., & Todd, P. M. (2010). Can there ever be too many options? A meta-analytic review of choice overload. Journal of Consumer Research, 37, 409-425.

Scheithauer, H., Haag, N., Mahlke, J., & Ittel, A. (2008). Gender and age differences in the development of relational/indirect aggression: First results of a meta-analysis. International Journal of Developmental Science, 2(1-2), 176-189.

Schmand, B., Huizenga, H. M., & van Gool, W. A. (2010). Meta-analysis of CSF and MRI biomarkers for detecting preclinical Alzheimer’s disease. Psychological Medicine, 40(1), 135-145.

Simons, M. J. P., & Verhulst, S. (2011). Zebra finch females prefer males with redder bills independent of song rate: A meta-analysis. Behavioral Ecology, 22(4), 755-762.

Talmud, P. J., Drenos, F., Shah, S., Shah, T., Palmen, J., Verzilli, C., et al. (2009). Gene-centric association signals for lipids and apolipoproteins identified via the HumanCVD BeadChip. American Journal of Human Genetics, 85(5), 628-642.

Trapmann, S., Hell, B., Hirn, J.-O. W., & Schuler, H. (2007). Meta-analysis of the relationship between the Big Five and academic success at university. Zeitschrift für Psychologie / Journal of Psychology, 215(2), 132-151.

Valentini, E., Ferrara, M., Pressaghi, F., De Gennaro, L., & Curcio, G. (2010). Systematic review and meta-analysis of psychomotor effects of mobile phone electromagnetic fields. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 67, 708-716.

Varese, F., & Bentall, R. P. (2011). The metacognitive beliefs account of hallucinatory experiences: A literature review and meta-analysis. Clinical Psychology Review, 31(5), 850-864.

Viechtbauer, W. (2010). Conducting meta-analyses in R with the metafor package. Journal of Statistical Software, 36(3), 1-48.

Viola, D. V., Mordecai, E. A., Jaramillo, A. G., Sistla, S. A., Albertson, L. K., Gosnell, J. S., et al. (2010). Competition-defense tradeoffs and the maintenance of plant diversity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 107(40), 17217-17222.

Voss, M. W., Kramer, A. F., Basak, C., Prakash, R. S., & Roberts, B. (2010). Are expert athletes 'expert' in the cognitive laboratory? A meta-analytic review of cognition and sport expertise. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 24(6), 812-826.

Yasuno, K., Bilguvar, K., Bijlenga, P., Low, S.-K., Krischek, B., Auburger, G., et al. (2010). Genome-wide association study of intracranial aneurysm identifies three new risk loci. Nature Genetics, 42(5), 420-425.

Yen, C.-L., & Cheng, C.-P. (2010). Terror management among Taiwanese: Worldview defence or resigning to fate? Asian Journal of Social Psychology, 13(3), 185-194.

Zeleniuch-Jacquotte, A., Gallicchio, L., Hartmuller, V., Helzlsouer, K. J., McCullough, M. L., Setiawan, V. W., et al. (2010). Circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D and risk of endometrial cancer: Cohort Consortium Vitamin D Pooling Project of Rarer Cancers. American Journal of Epidemiology, 172(1), 36-46.

Zhang, M. W. B., Ho, R. C. M., Cheung, M. W.-L., Fu, E., & Mak, A. (2011). Prevalence of depressive symptoms in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: A systematic review, meta-analysis and meta-regression. General Hospital Psychiatry, 33(3), 217-223.

Zheng, W., Danforth, K. N., Tworoger, S. S., Goodman, M. T., Arslan, A. A., Patel, A. V., et al. (2010). Circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D and risk of epithelial ovarian cancer: Cohort Consortium Vitamin D Pooling Project of Rarer Cancers. American Journal of Epidemiology, 172(1), 70-80.

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