Words and Drugs: Same Mechanisms of Action?


The therapeutic effects of words, rituals and, more in general, of the whole psychosocial context around the patient, have been investigated over the past few years by using the placebo response as a model. Today we are in a good position to study all these complex psychological factors by using a physiological and neuroscientific approach that uses modern… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10879-015-9321-4


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@article{Piedimonte2015WordsAD, title={Words and Drugs: Same Mechanisms of Action?}, author={Alessandro Piedimonte and Fabrizio de Benedetti}, journal={Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy}, year={2015}, volume={46}, pages={159-166} }