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    • Perceived treatment, feedback, and placebo effects in double-blind RCTs: An experimental analysis. 

      Colagiuri, Ben; Boakes, Robert A (Psychopharmacology, 2010)
      In double-blind randomized placebo-controlled trials (RCT) of therapeutic interventions, the effects of the treatment may provide feedback that undermines blinding and consequently distorts measures of the effectiveness ...
    • Placebo caffeine reduces withdrawal in abstinent coffee drinkers 

      Mills, Llewellyn; Boakes, Robert A; Colagiuri, Ben (SAGE Choice, 2016)
      Background: Expectancies have been shown to play a role in the withdrawal syndrome of many drugs of addiction. However no studies have examined the effects of expectancies across a broad range of caffeine withdrawal symptoms, ...
    • The placebo effect: from concepts to genes 

      Colagiuri, Ben; Schenk, Lieven A; Kessler, Michael D; Dorsey, Susan D; Colloca, Luana (Elsevier Publishing, 2015)
      Despite its initial treatment as a nuisance variable, the placebo effect is now recognized as a powerful determinant of health across many different diseases and encounters. This is in light of some remarkable findings ...
    • Towards a new model of attentional biases in the development, maintenance, and management of pain 

      Todd, Jemma; Sharpe, Louise; Johnson, Ameika; Perry, Kathryn N; Colagiuri, Ben; Dear, Blake F (Williams & Wilkins, 2015)
      Individuals with chronic pain demonstrate attentional biases towards pain-related stimuli. However, the clinical importance of these biases is yet to be determined and a sound theoretical model for explaining the role of ...