Affiliation: University of Sydney
- How do patient expectancies, quality of life, and postchemotherapy nausea interrelate?Ben Colagiuri
Medical Psychology Research Unit, School of Psychology, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Cancer 113:654-61. 2008....
- Expectancy in double-blind placebo-controlled trials: an example from alcohol dependenceBen Colagiuri
School of Psychology, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
Psychother Psychosom 78:167-71. 2009..Double-blind placebo-controlled trials are intended to control for the impact of expectancy on outcomes. Whether they always achieve this is, however, questionable...
- Perceived treatment, feedback, and placebo effects in double-blind RCTs: an experimental analysisBen Colagiuri
School of Psychology A18, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
Psychopharmacology (Berl) 208:433-41. 2010..In 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 of the intervention...
- Patient expectancy and post-chemotherapy nausea: a meta-analysisBen Colagiuri
School of Psychology, A18, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, 2006, Australia
Ann Behav Med 40:3-14. 2010..Post-chemotherapy nausea remains a significant burden to cancer patients. While some studies indicate that expecting nausea is predictive of experiencing nausea, there are a number of conflicting findings...
- Does assessing patients' expectancies about chemotherapy side effects influence their occurrence?Ben Colagiuri
School of Psychology, Centre for Medical Psychology, Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
J Pain Symptom Manage 46:275-81. 2013..Increasing evidence suggests a link between patients' expectancies and post-chemotherapy side effects. However, it remains unclear whether asking patients about their expectancies might actually increase side effects...
- Warning about side effects can increase their occurrence: an experimental model using placebo treatment for sleep difficultyBen Colagiuri
School of Psychology, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
J Psychopharmacol 26:1540-7. 2012..This evidence for placebo-induced side effects may need to be considered when interpreting data on side effects from clinical trials...
- Learned avoidance of flavors signaling reduction in a nutrientRobert A Boakes
School of Psychology, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
J Exp Psychol Anim Behav Process 36:117-25. 2010....
- Placebo caffeine reduces withdrawal in abstinent coffee drinkersLlewellyn Mills
University of Sydney, School of Psychology, Sydney, NSW, Australia
J Psychopharmacol 30:388-94. 2016..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, including craving...
- A comparison of decision-making processes for conventional and complementary medicine in cancer patientsBridget Carmady
Centre for Complementary Medicine Research, University of Western Sydney, Campbelltown Campus, Penrith South DC, NSW, Australia
Complement Ther Clin Pract 19:32-5. 2013....
- Participant expectancies in double-blind randomized placebo-controlled trials: potential limitations to trial validityBen Colagiuri
School of Psychology, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
Clin Trials 7:246-55. 2010..Despite this, a growing body of research suggests that participant expectancies can influence the outcomes of these trials...
- Can expectancies produce placebo effects for implicit learning?Ben Colagiuri
School of Psychology, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Psychon Bull Rev 18:399-405. 2011..This suggests that instructional manipulations can produce placebo effects on some nonconscious processes...
- Nocebo Hyperalgesia, Partial Reinforcement, and ExtinctionBen Colagiuri
University of Sydney, School of Psychology, Sydney, Australia Electronic address
J Pain 16:995-1004. 2015..PRF may be a novel method of reducing the intensity of nocebo hyperalgesia in the clinic, which may be particularly important given its persistence...
- Effect of acupuncture and instruction on physiological recovery from maximal exercise: a balanced-placebo controlled trialPaola Urroz
School of Science and Health, Western Sydney University, Locked Bag 1797, Penrith, NSW, 2751, Australia
BMC Complement Altern Med 16:227. 2016..This study aimed to investigate the effect of acupuncture administered immediately following a graded exercise test (GXT) on physiological measures of recovery and determine if instruction (expectancy) affected the responses...
- Can an educational handout enhance placebo analgesia for experimentally-induced pain?Chi Wang Tang
School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
PLoS ONE 8:e77544. 2013..Future studies should test different methods of providing educational information in order to determine which elicit the strongest effects. ..
- Measuring the impact of nurse cue-response behaviour on cancer patients' emotional cuesMayumi Oguchi
School of Psychology, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
Patient Educ Couns 82:163-8. 2011..This study aimed to explore the impact of nurse responses to patients' and family members' emotional cues and concerns during the chemotherapy education consultation...
- Prevalence and predictors of sleep difficulty in a national cohort of women with primary breast cancer three to four months postsurgeryBen Colagiuri
School of Psychology, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
J Pain Symptom Manage 42:710-20. 2011..Mounting evidence suggests that many cancer patients suffer from sleep difficulty, but there is conflicting evidence regarding the prevalence and predictors of this adverse symptom...