Rapid overview of systematic reviews of nocebo effects reported by patients taking placebos in clinical trials

Abstract Background Trial participants in placebo groups report experiencing adverse events (AEs). Existing systematic reviews have not been synthesized, leaving questions about why these events occur as well as their prevalence across different conditions unanswered. Objectives (1)To synthesize the...

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Main Authors: Jeremy Howick, Rebecca Webster, Nigel Kirby, Kerry Hood
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2018-12-01
Online Access:http://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s13063-018-3042-4