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Placebo Effects: Understanding the mechanisms in health and disease

  title={Placebo Effects: Understanding the mechanisms in health and disease},
  author={Fabrizio Benedetti},
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  • B. Wampold
  • Psychology, Medicine
    International review of neurobiology
  • 2018

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