The influence of placebo awareness on stimulant drug response in a double-blind trial

@article{Nash2002TheIO,
  title={The influence of placebo awareness on stimulant drug response in a double-blind trial},
  author={J Madeleine Nash and Kenneth A. Holroyd and Lori A. Rokicki and Steven Kvaal and Donald B. Penzien},
  journal={Psychopharmacology},
  year={2002},
  volume={161},
  pages={213-221}
}
Abstract Rationale. Critics have called into question findings from double-blind placebo-controlled studies because subjects are given drug administration instructions informing them of a placebo condition. The assertion that these drug administration instructions bias estimates of effectiveness has undergone surprisingly little empirical investigation. Objectives. The primary objective of this study was to determine whether drug administration instructions informing subjects of a placebo… CONTINUE READING

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