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Colagiuri, Ben; Morley, Kirsten; Boakes, Robert A; Haber, PaulPublished 2009-01-01Background: Double-blind placebo-controlled trials are intended to control for the impact of expectancy on outcomes. Whether they always achieve this is, however, questionable. Methods: Reanalysis of a clinical trial of ...Open AccessArticle
Perceived treatment, feedback, and placebo effects in double-blind RCTs: An experimental analysis. Colagiuri, Ben; Boakes, Robert APublished 2010-01-01In 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 ...Open AccessArticle
Mills, Llewellyn; Boakes, Robert A; Colagiuri, BenPublished 2016-01-01Background: 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, ...Open AccessArticle