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Pain, placebo, and test of treatment efficacy: a narrative review

Abstract:

Over the past decade, the mechanisms underlying placebo effects have begun to be identified. At the same time, the placebo response appears to have increased in pharmacological trials and marked placebo effects are found in neurostimulation and surgical trials, thereby posing the question whether non-pharmacological interventions should be placebo-controlled to a greater extent. In this narrative review we discuss how the knowledge of placebo mechanisms may help to improve placebo control in ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.bja.2019.01.040

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-4049-2364
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
British Journal of Anaesthesia Journal website
Volume:
123
Issue:
2
Pages:
e254-e262
Publication date:
2019-03-20
Acceptance date:
2019-01-28
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ISSN:
0007-0912
Source identifiers:
983640
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:983640
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uuid:1c2e6afa-df92-4de3-9403-730bc2ddbb95
Local pid:
pubs:983640
Deposit date:
2019-03-21

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