[R-meta] Standardized response mean

Viechtbauer, Wolfgang (SP) wo||g@ng@v|echtb@uer @end|ng |rom m@@@tr|chtun|ver@|ty@n|
Wed Aug 25 11:22:38 CEST 2021

Dear Hazel,

Based on some online searching, the 'standardized response mean' appears to be the mean change in some dependent variable divided by the SD of the change scores. This is the same as the 'standardized mean change using change score standardization', which is measure="SMCC" in escalc(). See here:



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>Hi everyone,
>Hope you are well. I have a query re: meta-analysis of responsiveness
>My effect size is a standardized response mean and I am wondering how can I
>compute its variance or standard error.
> Also, should I use the same code in metafor for standardized response mean
>as we do for Cohen’s d?
>Please let me know.
>Thank you,

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