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Contextual Effects

Open-label placebo treatment in chronic low back pain.
Carvalho, C, Caetano, J. M, Cunha, L, Rebouta, P, Kaptchuk, T. J, & Kirsch, I.
Pain. 2016 Dec;157(12):2766-2772. doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000000700.
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Is the rationale more important than deception? A randomized controlled trial of open-label placebo analgesia.
Locher, C, Frey Nascimento, A, Kirsch, I, Kossowsky, J, Meyer, A, & Gaab, J.
Pain. 2017 Dec;158(12):2320-2328. doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000001012.

Contextually Aided Recovery (CARe): a scientific theory for innate healing.
Newell, D, Lothe, LR, & Raven, TJL.
Chiropr Man Therap. 2017 Feb 13;25:6. doi: 10.1186/s12998-017-0137-z. eCollection 2017.
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The power and value of placebo and nocebo in painful osteoarthritis. 
Dieppe, P, Goldingay, S, & Greville-Harris, M.
Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2016 Nov;24(11):1850-1857. doi: 10.1016/j.joca.2016.06.007. Epub 2016 Jun 20.
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What’s in a word? How instructions, suggestions, and social information change pain and emotion.
Koban, L, Jepma, M, Geuter, S, & Wager, TD.
Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2017 Oct;81(Pt A):29-42. doi: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2017.02.014.
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Clinical relevance of contextual factors as triggers of placebo and nocebo effects in musculoskeletal pain.
Rossettini, G, Carlino, E, & Testa, M.
BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2018 Jan 22;19(1):27. doi: 10.1186/s12891-018-1943-8.
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What techniques might be used to harness placebo effects in non-malignant pain? A literature review and survey to develop a taxonomy.
Bishop, FL, Coghlan, B, Geraghty, AW, Everitt, H, Little, P, Holmes, MM, et al.
BMJ Open. 2017 Jun 30;7(6):e015516. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-015516.
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Chiropractic spinal manipulative therapy for cervicogenic headache: a single-blinded, placebo, randomized controlled trial.
Chaibi, A, Knackstedt, H, Tuchin, PJ, & Russell, MB.
BMC Res Notes. 2017 Jul 24;10(1):310. doi: 10.1186/s13104-017-2651-4.
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The neuroscience of placebo effects: connecting context, learning and health.
Wager, TD, & Atlas, LY.
Nat Rev Neurosci. 2015 Jul;16(7):403-18. doi: 10.1038/nrn3976.

Placebo and nocebo effects: a complex interplay between psychological factors and neurochemical networks.
Frisaldi, E, Piedimonte, A, & Benedetti, F.
Am J Clin Hypn. 2015 Jan;57(3):267-84. doi: 10.1080/00029157.2014.976785.

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