Mechanisms of placebo and placebo-related effects across diseases and treatments.

Abstract

The placebo effect has evolved from being thought of as a nuisance in clinical and pharmacological research to a biological phenomenon worthy of scientific investigation in its own right. It is now clear that the term placebo effect is too restrictive and, in fact, many placebo-related effects have recently been investigated. A placebo effect differs from a… (More)

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@article{Benedetti2008MechanismsOP, title={Mechanisms of placebo and placebo-related effects across diseases and treatments.}, author={Fabrizio de Benedetti}, journal={Annual review of pharmacology and toxicology}, year={2008}, volume={48}, pages={33-60} }