ISBN-10:
0198705085
ISBN-13:
9780198705086
Pub. Date:
11/25/2014
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Placebo Effects: Understanding the mechanisms in health and disease / Edition 2

Placebo Effects: Understanding the mechanisms in health and disease / Edition 2

by Fabrizio Benedetti

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ISBN-13: 9780198705086
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 11/25/2014
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 432
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Fabrizio Benedetti, Professor of Neurophysiology and Human Physiology, Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin Medical School, Italy

He received the Medical Doctor (MD) degree in 1981 from the University of Turin Medical School. In 1984, he received a Silbert International Award from the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA). In the 1980s and 1990s, he worked in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at UCLA and was a visiting professor in the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Texas in Dallas. He has been Professor of Neurophysiology and Human Physiology at the University of Turin Medical School since 1999. He has been a member of the six-strong group on placebo of the Mind-Brain-Behavior Initiative at Harvard University, and a consultant for the Placebo Project at the US National Institute of Health. He has been nominated a member of the Academy of Europe and of the European Dana Alliance for the Brain. His current scientific interests are the placebo effect across diseases, pain in dementia, and intraoperative neurophysiology for mapping the human brain.

Table of Contents

Part 1: General concepts and mechanisms
1. The traditional concept of placebo
2. A modern view of placebo and placebo-related effects
3. Placing placebo effects within the context of the doctor-patient relationship
Part 2: Disease-based classification of placebo effects - Most studied conditions
4. Pain
5. Diseases of the nervous system
6. Mental and behavioural disorders
7. Immune and endocrine systems
Part 3: Disease-based classification of placebo effects - Less studied conditions
8. Cardiovascular and respiratory system
9. Gastrointestinal and genitourinary disorders
10. Special medical conditions and therapeutic interventions
Part 4: Clinical, ethical and methodological considerations
11. Clinical-ethical implications and applications
12. How to run a placebo study: A closer look into complex experimental designs
Part 5: Beyond the healing context
13. Physical and cognitive performance
14. Halo effects

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