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Placebos without deception: Outcomes, mechanisms, and ethics.

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Scientific research indicates that open-label and dose-extending placebos (that patients know are placebos) can elicit behavioral, biological, and clinical outcome changes. In this chapter, we present the state-of-the-art evidence and ethical considerations about open-label and dose-extending placebos, discussing the perspective of giving placebos with a rational, as dose extension of active drugs, or expectancy boosters. Previous comprehensive reviews of placebo use have considered how to ha...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/bs.irn.2018.01.005

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ORCID:
0000-0002-6503-4709
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
Philosophy
Subgroup:
Primary Care Health Sciences
ORCID:
0000-0003-0280-7206
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Volume:
138
Issue:
2018
Pages:
219-240
Series:
International Review of Neurobiology
Host title:
Neurobiology of the Placebo Effect Part I
Publication date:
2018-04-04
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ISSN:
2162-5514 and 0074-7742
Pubs id:
pubs:835461
URN:
uri:d285d810-f4fa-40f8-813f-6c1fce5f8d05
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uuid:d285d810-f4fa-40f8-813f-6c1fce5f8d05
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pubs:835461

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