Components of placebo effect: randomised controlled trial in patients with irritable bowel syndrome.
BMJ. 2008 May 3; 336(7651):999-1003
Kaptchuk TJ, Kelley JM, Conboy LA, Davis RB, ..., Kokkotou E, Drossman DA, Goldman P, Lembo AJ. Kaptchuk TJ, Kelley JM, Conboy LA, Davis RB, Kerr CE, Jacobson EE, Kirsch I, Schyner RN, Nam BH, Nguyen LT, Park M, Rivers AL, McManus C, Kokkotou E, Drossman DA, Goldman P, Lembo AJ. BMJ. 2008 May 3; 336(7651):999-1003
This trial suggests that a positive patient-practitioner relationship (a warm, friendly manner; active listening; empathy; thoughtful silence; and communication of confidence and positive expectation) can produce statistically and clinically significant outcomes in patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
The trial randomised...
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