This invited Editorial briefly reviews available evidence about the key role of learning and of prefrontal regions in placebo analgesia. These findings have potentially strong clinical implications, because placebo effects can overlap those of drugs and of other therapeutic approaches.
Open your mind to placebo conditioning / Porro, Carlo Adolfo. - In: PAIN. - ISSN 0304-3959. - STAMPA. - 145:(2009), pp. 2-3. [10.1016/j.pain.2009.06.011]