The Placebo Effect in Pain Management

May 18, 2011

What are the psychological and other factors that determine individual differences in placebo analgesia and the brain's response to pain?

What are the psychological and other factors that determine individual differences in placebo analgesia and the brain’s response to pain?

In this podcast from ReachMD, David Spiegel, MD, associate chairman of the department of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine, and psychiatrist Leslie Lundt, MD, author of Think Like a Psychiatrist, discuss “the science behind placebos” and psychological factors that affect the brain’s response to pain.

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