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Published 2022-05-23This thesis explores the politics of materiality and memory in the national dress of the Philippines, the Maria Clara gown, which rose to prominence during the late Spanish colonial period. The dress was inspired by and ...Thesis
Side Effects May Depend on the Framing of a Warning: But Does this Framing Effect Depend on Absolute Risk? Published 2019Side effect warnings contribute directly to the burden of side effects. This occurs via the nocebo effect whereby negative outcomes are shaped by features of the treatment context, beyond the direct actions of the active ...Thesis
Does Choice Matter? Exploring Generalisation of Socially Induced Nocebo Effects and the Potential of Choice as an Intervention Published 2021The nocebo effect is a powerful psychobiological phenomenon, where negative expectancies exacerbate symptoms unattributable to any active component of an intervention. Social modelling has been proposed as a strong ...Thesis
Published 2019The nocebo effect comprises the negative counterpart of the placebo. This occurs when administration of an inert intervention, coupled with negative information or conditioning, results in the occurrence of negative effects. ...Thesis
Exploring the Potential of Positive Attribute Framing to Reduce Observational Learning of Nocebo Side Effects Published 2020Warnings about and observation of others’ adverse experiences can trigger such outcomes via the nocebo effect. Emerging evidence suggests that positively framing side effect information to highlight the probability side ...Thesis