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Placebo, Nocebo and Pain

  • Alaa Abd-Elsayed
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Abstract

Placebo and nocebo effects are two phenomena that play an important role in clinical research and can significantly impact the outcomes of clinical research which in turn can impact clinical care for our patients.

Keywords

Nocebo Placebo Clinical research 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alaa Abd-Elsayed
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  1. 1.Department of AnesthesiologyUniversity of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public HealthMadisonUSA

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