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Placebo effect studies are susceptible to response bias and to other types of biases

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  • Asbjørn Hróbjartsson
  • Ted J Kaptchuk
  • Franklin G Miller
Investigations of the effect of placebo are often challenging to conduct and interpret. The history of placebo shows that assessment of its clinical significance has a real potential to be biased. We analyze and discuss typical types of bias in studies on placebo.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftJournal of Clinical Epidemiology
Vol/bind64
Udgave nummer11
Sider (fra-til)1223-9
Antal sider7
ISSN0895-4356
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 2011

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