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The Placebo Effect

Publisher: London : Harvard University Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

The placebo sometimes produces "real" results. This book argues that the placebo effect is a real entity in its own right, and has much to tell us about how symbols, settings, and human relationships  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Document Type: Book
ISBN: 0674669843 9780674669840
OCLC Number: 476391066
Description: x, 260
Contents: The placebo effect - is it much ado about nothing?, Arthur K. Shapiro and Elaine Shapiro; clinical reflections on the placebo phenomenon, Howard Spiro; the nocebo phenomenon - scope and foundations, Robert A. Hahn; the doctor as therapeutic agent - a placebo effect research agenda, Howard Brody; toward a neurobiology of placebo analgesia, Howard L. Fields and Donald D. Price; the contribution of desire and expectation to placebo analgesia - implications for new research strategies, Donald D. Price and Howard L. Fields; the role of conditioning in pharmacotherapy, Robert Ader; specifying nonspecifics - psychological mechanisms of placebo effects, Irving Kirsch; placebo, pain, and belief - a biocultural model, David B. Morris; placebo - conversations at the disciplinary borders.
Responsibility: Anne Harrington (ed.).


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