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Neuroimaging as a tool to investigate how cognitive factors influence analgesic drug outcomes

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The observation that cognitive factors such as beliefs and expectations not only modulate the perception of pain, but also the therapeutic benefit and adverse effects of any pharmacological treatment is not new. However, the contribution of cognitive factors to pharmacotherapy is still poorly understood and far from being systematically exploited to maximize treatment outcome. Recent insights into placebo and nocebo phenomena and their underlying neurobiological mechanisms have, however, reki...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
Role:
Author
Journal:
Neuroscience Letters
Volume:
520
Issue:
2
Pages:
149-155
Publication date:
2012-06-29
DOI:
EISSN:
1872-7972
ISSN:
0304-3940
URN:
uuid:ac140e21-2dd7-4f60-a073-6c47d56b3093
Source identifiers:
341682
Local pid:
pubs:341682
Language:
English
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