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Books
Placebo Effects: Understanding the mechanisms in health and disease (2014) by Fabrizio Benedetti
The Placebo: A Reader (2013) Franklin G. Miller (Editor), Luana Colloca (Editor), Robert A. Crouch (Editor), Ted J. Kaptchuk (Editor)
The Patient’s Brain: The neuroscience behind the doctor-patient relationship (2011) by Fabrizio Benedetti
Snake Oil Science: The Truth About Complementary and Alternative Medicine (2009) R. Barker Bausell Ph.D.
Trick or Treatment: The Undeniable Facts about Alternative Medicine (2009) Edzard Ernst and Simon Singh
The Placebo Effect and Health: Combining Science and Compassionate Care  (2005) W. Grant Thompson
Videos
Smart Drugs Smart podcast Episode 20 – Fabrizio Benedetti and the Placebo Effect (2014) by Fabrizio Benedetti
“The Placebo Effect.” Plethrons
“Harnessing The Placebo Effect.” BBC
“Why does the placebo effect work?” Nicholas Humphrey, Ph.D.
The Potential of Placebo Ted J. Kaptchuk
“Are Placebo Effects Worth Anything?” Ted J. Kaptchuk
“Placebo: Cracking the Code” Nicholas Humphrey, Anne Harrington, Dan Moerman, Howard Fields, and Fabrizio Benedetti
GoldLab Symposium 2014 – Ted J Kaptchuk
Podcasts
Fabrizio Benedetti and the Placebo Effect
Migraine Study Reveals the Power of Placebo- Ted Kaptchuk
Articles
Placebo effects are not the “power of positive thinking” Science-Based Medicine
Benedetti on Placebos Science-Based Medicine
Placebos Work Even if You Know They’re Fake: But How? By Maia Szalavitz @maiasz
Placebo Effects: Biological, Clinical and Ethical Advances Damien G Finniss, Ted J Kaptchuk, Franklin Miller, and Fabrizio Benedetti
How Placebos Change the Patient’s Brain Fabrizio Benedetti, Elisa Carlino, and Antonella Pollo
Rethinking placebo in psychiatry: how and why placebo effects occur Daniel McQueen, Sarah Cohen, Paul St John-Smith & Hagen Rampes Advances in psychiatric treatment (2013), vol. 19, 171–180
Rethinking placebo in psychiatry: the range of placebo effects Daniel McQueen, Sarah Cohen, Paul St John-Smith & Hagen Rampes Advances in psychiatric treatment (2013), vol. 19, 162–170
Research Programs
Program in Placebo Studies & Therapeutic Encounter (PiPS) Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center / Harvard Medical School
UNDERSTANDING THE MECHANISMS OF PLACEBO RESPONSES: THE ROLE OF EXPECTATION AND CONDITIONING ACROSS DISEASES AND TREATMENTS TÜBINGEN RESEARCH GROUP, ESSEN RESEARCH GROUP, TURIN RESEARCH GROUP
The Center for Academic Research and Training in Anthropogeny (CARTA) UCSD
Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience LabUniversity of Colorado at Boulder
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) NIH, NIMH
Quackwatch Stephen Barrett, M.D.
Research Articles
A Link between Serotonin-Related Gene Polymorphisms, Amygdala Activity, and Placebo-Induced Relief from Social Anxiety
Is the placebo powerless?  An analysis of clinical trials comparing placebo with no treatment.
Placebo interventions for all clinical conditions.


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