The functional neuroanatomy of the placebo effect.

@article{Mayberg2002TheFN,
  title={The functional neuroanatomy of the placebo effect.},
  author={Helen S. Mayberg and J Arturo Silva and Stephen K. Brannan and Janet L. Tekell and Roderick K. Mahurin and Scott M. McGinnis and Paul Jerabek},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={2002},
  volume={159 5},
  pages={
          728-37
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Administration of placebo can result in a clinical response indistinguishable from that seen with active antidepressant treatment. Functional brain correlates of this phenomenon have not been fully characterized. METHOD Changes in brain glucose metabolism were measured by using positron emission tomography in hospitalized men with unipolar depression who were administered placebo as part of an inpatient imaging study of fluoxetine. Common and unique response effects to… 

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