FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, November 14, 2000
Anita Greene, NCCAM
Workshop (November 19-21) Leading Experts To Explore the Basis
for and Potential Applications of the Placebo Effect
- Definition and History of the Field
- Biological Aspects
- Behavioral Aspects
- Social/Cultural Aspects
- Ethical Aspects
- Statistical and Regulatory Issues Related to Use of the Placebo in Clinical Trials
These presentations will serve as the basis for discussions in breakout sessions scheduled for the final day of the meeting. In these smaller meetings, participants will develop recommendations for a future interdisciplinary research agenda.
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The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) is dedicated to exploring complementary and alternative medical (CAM) practices in the context of rigorous science; training CAM researchers and disseminating authoritative information. For additional information about NCCAM, please visit our website at http://nccam.nih.gov.