Placebo effects on analgesia related to testosterone and premotor activation.

@article{Choi2011PlaceboEO,
  title={Placebo effects on analgesia related to testosterone and premotor activation.},
  author={J C Choi and Do-Joon Yi and Bong Soo Han and Phil Hyu Lee and Ji Hyun Kim and Bo-Hyun Kim},
  journal={Neuroreport},
  year={2011},
  volume={22 9},
  pages={419-23}
}
Using functional magnetic resonance imaging, we tested whether graded placebo conditions could modulate the degree of placebo effect and brain activation patterns in study participants and whether the placebo effect could be influenced by hormones. Each participant was investigated under three conditions: the control (no placebo) condition, the low-placebo condition, and the high-placebo condition (HPC). Activations of the premotor areas, anterior cingulate cortex, and prefrontal cortex were… CONTINUE READING