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Title Placebo and pain : from bench to bedside / edited by Luana Colloca, Magne Arve Flaten, Karin Meissner
Published Amsterdam ; Boston : Academic Press, 2013
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Contents 1. Historical aspects of placebo analgesia / Damien Finniss -- 2. Neurochemistry of placebo analgesia : opioids, cannabinoids and cholecystokinin / Fabrizio Benedetti, Elisa Frisaldi -- 3. Placebo analgesia in rodents / Jian-You Guo, Jin-Yan Wang, Fei Luo -- 4. Molecular mechanisms of placebo responses in humans / Marta Pecina, Jon-Kar Zubieta -- 5. How does EEG contribute to our understanding of the placebo response? / Anthony Jones, Christopher Brown, Wael El-Deredy -- 6. Spinal mechanisms of placebo analgesia and nocebo hyperalgesia : descending inhibitory and facilitatory influences / Serge Marchand -- 7. Spinal and supraspinal mechanisms of placebo analgesia / Falk Eippert, Christian Buchel -- 8. Positive and negative emotions and placebo analgesia / Magne Arve Flaten, Per M. Aslaksen, Peter S. Lyby -- 9. Placing placebo in normal brain function with neuroimaging / Martin Ingvar, Predrag Petrovic, Karin Jensen -- 10. Brain predictors of individual differences in placebo responding / Leonie Koban, Luka Ruzic, Tor D. Wager -- 11. Placebo responses, antagonistic responses, and homeostasis / Magne Arve Flaten -- 12. Placebo analgesia, nocebo hyperalgesia, and acupuncture / Jian Kong, Randy L. Gollub -- 13. The relevance of placebo and nocebo mechanisms for analgesic treatments / Ulrike Bingel -- 14. How placebo responses are formed : from bench to bedside / Luana Colloca -- 15. Methodologic aspects of placebo research / Magne Arve Flaten, Karin Meissner, Luana Colloca -- 16. Balanced placebo design, active placebos, and other design features for identifying, minimizing and characterizing the placebo response / Paul Enck, Katja Weimer, Sibylle Klosterhalfen -- 17. Psychological processes that can bias responses to placebo treatment for pain / Ben Colagiuri, Peter F. Lovibond -- 18. Against 'placebo' : the case for changing our language, and for the meaning response / Daniel E. Moerman -- 19. Placebo effects in complementary and alternative medicine : the self-healing response / Harald Walach -- 20. Conceptualizations and magnitudes of placebo analgesia effects across meta-analyses and experimental studies / Lene Vase, Gitte Laue Petersen -- 21. The contribution of desire, expectation, and reduced negative emotions to placebo anti-hyperalgesia in irritable bowel syndrome / Donald D. Price, Lene Vase -- 22. The wound that heals : placebo, pain and surgery / Wayne B. Jonas [and three others] -- 23. What are the best placebo interventions for the treatment of pain? / Karin Meissner, Klaus Linde -- 24. How communication between clinicians and patients may impact pain perception / Arnstein Finset -- 25. Nocebos in daily clinical practice / Bettina K. Doering, Winfried Rief -- 26. The potential of the analgesic placebo effect in clinical practice -- recommendations for pain management / Regine Klinger, Herta Flor -- 27. Placebo and nocebo : ethical challenges and solutions / Luana Colloca, Franklin G. Miller
Summary The placebo effect continues to fascinate scientists, scholars, and clinicians, resulting in an impressive amount of research, mainly in the field of pain. While recent experimental and clinical studies have unraveled salient aspects of the neurobiological substrates and clinical relevance of pain and placebo analgesia, an authoritative source remained lacking until now. By presenting and integrating a broad range of research, Placebo and Pain enhances readers' knowledge about placebo and nocebo effects, reexamines the methodology of clinical trials, and improves the therapeutic approaches for patients suffering from pain
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Analgesia.
Pain -- Treatment.
Placebos (Medicine)
Placebo Effect.
Form Electronic book
Author Colloca, Luana.
Flaten, Magne Arve.
Meissner, Karin, 1964-
ISBN 0123979285 (electronic bk.)
0123979315 (electronic bk.)
1299828345 (electronic bk.)
9780123979285 (electronic bk.)
9780123979315 (electronic bk.)
9781299828346 (electronic bk.)