New Insights into the Placebo and Nocebo Responses

@article{Enck2008NewII,
  title={New Insights into the Placebo and Nocebo Responses},
  author={P. Enck and F. Benedetti and M. Schedlowski},
  journal={Neuron},
  year={2008},
  volume={59},
  pages={195-206}
}
  • P. Enck, F. Benedetti, M. Schedlowski
  • Published 2008
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Neuron
  • In modern medicine, the placebo response or placebo effect has often been regarded as a nuisance in basic research and particularly in clinical research. The latest scientific evidence has demonstrated, however, that the placebo effect and the nocebo effect, the negative effects of placebo, stem from highly active processes in the brain that are mediated by psychological mechanisms such as expectation and conditioning. These processes have been described in some detail for many diseases and… CONTINUE READING
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