Antonella Pollo

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Affiliation: University of Turin
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Preventing motor training through nocebo suggestions
    Antonella Pollo
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Corso Raffaello 30, 10125, Torino, Italy
    Eur J Appl Physiol 112:3893-903. 2012
  2. doi request reprint The placebo response: neurobiological and clinical issues of neurological relevance
    Antonella Pollo
    Department of Neuroscience, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Prog Brain Res 175:283-94. 2009
  3. doi request reprint The top-down influence of ergogenic placebos on muscle work and fatigue
    Antonella Pollo
    Istituto Nazionale di Neuroscienze and Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Universita di Torino, Corso Raffaello 30, 10125, Torino, Italy
    Eur J Neurosci 28:379-88. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Pain perception and tolerance in patients with frontotemporal dementia
    Elisa Carlino
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Pain 151:783-9. 2010
  5. pmc Nonlinear analysis of electroencephalogram at rest and during cognitive tasks in patients with schizophrenia
    Elisa Carlino
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin Medical School, and National Institute of Neuroscience, Turin, Italy
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 37:259-66. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Placebo analgesia and beyond: a melting pot of concepts and ideas for neuroscience
    Elisa Carlino
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, and National Institute of Neuroscience, Turin, Italy
    Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 24:540-4. 2011
  7. pmc How placebos change the patient's brain
    Fabrizio Benedetti
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin Medical School, Turin, Italy
    Neuropsychopharmacology 36:339-54. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Conscious expectation and unconscious conditioning in analgesic, motor, and hormonal placebo/nocebo responses
    Fabrizio Benedetti
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin Medical School, Turin, Italy 10125
    J Neurosci 23:4315-23. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Opioid-mediated placebo responses boost pain endurance and physical performance: is it doping in sport competitions?
    Fabrizio Benedetti
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin Medical School, and National Institute of Neuroscience, 10125 Turin, Italy
    J Neurosci 27:11934-9. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Repeatability of autonomic responses to pain anticipation and pain stimulation
    Luana Colloca
    Department of Neuroscience, Clinical and Applied Physiology Program, University of Turin Medical School, Corso Raffaello 30, 10125 Turin, Italy
    Eur J Pain 10:659-65. 2006

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Publications16

  1. doi request reprint Preventing motor training through nocebo suggestions
    Antonella Pollo
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Corso Raffaello 30, 10125, Torino, Italy
    Eur J Appl Physiol 112:3893-903. 2012
    ..We find that it is possible to negatively modulate the physical performance in both cases, and we argue that this effect can effectively offset the outcome of training programs...
  2. doi request reprint The placebo response: neurobiological and clinical issues of neurological relevance
    Antonella Pollo
    Department of Neuroscience, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Prog Brain Res 175:283-94. 2009
    ....
  3. doi request reprint The top-down influence of ergogenic placebos on muscle work and fatigue
    Antonella Pollo
    Istituto Nazionale di Neuroscienze and Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Universita di Torino, Corso Raffaello 30, 10125, Torino, Italy
    Eur J Neurosci 28:379-88. 2008
    ..In addition, the difference between the first and second experiment underscores the role of learning in increasing muscle performance with placebos...
  4. doi request reprint Pain perception and tolerance in patients with frontotemporal dementia
    Elisa Carlino
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Pain 151:783-9. 2010
    ..Our results suggest differences in pain processing changes in distinct types of dementia, while at the same time caution that pain perception assessment may depend on the criteria adopted for diagnosis...
  5. pmc Nonlinear analysis of electroencephalogram at rest and during cognitive tasks in patients with schizophrenia
    Elisa Carlino
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin Medical School, and National Institute of Neuroscience, Turin, Italy
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 37:259-66. 2012
    ..g., resting state and mathematical task) and normal and pathologic brain activities. The aim of the present study was to investigate nonlinear EEG activity in patients with schizophrenia...
  6. doi request reprint Placebo analgesia and beyond: a melting pot of concepts and ideas for neuroscience
    Elisa Carlino
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, and National Institute of Neuroscience, Turin, Italy
    Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 24:540-4. 2011
    ..Here we report on recent advances in our understanding of this phenomenon, with particular emphasis on its use as an experimental model to better clarify different brain mechanisms...
  7. pmc How placebos change the patient's brain
    Fabrizio Benedetti
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin Medical School, Turin, Italy
    Neuropsychopharmacology 36:339-54. 2011
    ..Third, if prefrontal functioning is impaired, placebo responses are reduced or totally lacking, as occurs in dementia of the Alzheimer's type...
  8. ncbi request reprint Conscious expectation and unconscious conditioning in analgesic, motor, and hormonal placebo/nocebo responses
    Fabrizio Benedetti
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin Medical School, Turin, Italy 10125
    J Neurosci 23:4315-23. 2003
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Opioid-mediated placebo responses boost pain endurance and physical performance: is it doping in sport competitions?
    Fabrizio Benedetti
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin Medical School, and National Institute of Neuroscience, 10125 Turin, Italy
    J Neurosci 27:11934-9. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Repeatability of autonomic responses to pain anticipation and pain stimulation
    Luana Colloca
    Department of Neuroscience, Clinical and Applied Physiology Program, University of Turin Medical School, Corso Raffaello 30, 10125 Turin, Italy
    Eur J Pain 10:659-65. 2006
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Temporal changes in movement time during the switch of the stimulators in Parkinson's disease patients treated by subthalamic nucleus stimulation
    Leonardo Lopiano
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Italy
    Eur Neurol 50:94-9. 2003
    ..The aim of the study was the assessment of the effectiveness of STN DBS on bradykinesia by the analysis of movement time (MT) in 2 conditions: with the stimulators turned on ('stim-on') or off ('stim-off')...
  12. pmc Placebo mechanisms across different conditions: from the clinical setting to physical performance
    Antonella Pollo
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, and National Institute of Neuroscience, Turin, Italy
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 366:1790-8. 2011
    ..As an instance of how placebo effects can extend beyond the clinical setting, data in the physical performance domain and implications for sport competitions will also be presented and discussed...
  13. doi request reprint The placebo in practice: how to use it in clinical routine
    Elisa Carlino
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, National Institute of Neuroscience, Turin, Italy
    Curr Opin Support Palliat Care 6:220-5. 2012
    ..The aim of the present review is to summarize the recent findings of placebo research offering useful tools for everyday medical routine...
  14. doi request reprint Placebo response: relevance to the rheumatic diseases
    Antonella Pollo
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Faculty of Pharmacy, Corso Raffaello 30, I 10125 Turin, Italy
    Rheum Dis Clin North Am 34:331-49. 2008
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Placebo analgesia and the heart
    Antonella Pollo
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin Medical School, Corso Raffaello 30, 10125 Turin, Italy
    Pain 102:125-33. 2003
    ..15 Hz) spectral component was reduced during placebo analgesia, an effect that was reversed by naloxone. These findings indicate that placebo analgesia is accompanied by a complex cascade of events which affect the cardiovascular system...
  16. ncbi request reprint Expectation modulates the response to subthalamic nucleus stimulation in Parkinsonian patients
    Antonella Pollo
    Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin Medical School, Corso Rafaello 30, 10125 Turin Italy
    Neuroreport 13:1383-6. 2002
    ..All these effects occurred within minutes, suggesting that expectations induce neural changes very quickly...