D E Moerman
Affiliation: University of Michigan
- The meaning response and the ethics of avoiding placebosDaniel E Moerman
University of Michigan Dearborn, USA
Eval Health Prof 25:399-409. 2002..It seems unethical to avoid--to evade--coming to a full understanding of how meaning can so profoundly improve human well-being...
- Against the "placebo effect": a personal point of viewDaniel E Moerman
William E Stirton Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, University of Michigan Dearborn, 6515 Cherry Hill Road, Ypsilanti, MI 48198, United States
Complement Ther Med 21:125-30. 2013..Think "meaning response," not "placebo effect."..
- Cathedrals, symphony orchestras, and iPhones: the cultural basis of modern technologyDaniel E Moerman
Department of Behavioral Sciences, University of Michigan Dearborn, Dearborn, MI 48128, USA
Behav Brain Sci 35:231-2. 2012....
- Agreement and meaning: rethinking consensus analysisDaniel E Moerman
University of Michigan Dearborn, 6515 Cherry Hill Road Ypsilanti, MI 48198, USA
J Ethnopharmacol 112:451-60. 2007..The study considers the implications of this second form of efficacy defined here as the "meaning response", but often referred to as the "placebo effect"...
- "Symbols and selectivity" revisitedDaniel E Moerman
William E Stirton Professor of Anthropology, University of Michigan Dearborn, Dearborn, MI 49128, USA
J Ethnopharmacol 100:40-2. 2005..The background of that paper, "Symbols and Selectivity," involved a great deal of serendipity...
- Native Americans' choice of species for medicinal use is dependent on plant family: confirmation with meta-significance analysisDaniel E Moerman
Department of Behavioral Sciences, University of Michigan, Dearborn, MI 48128, USA
J Ethnopharmacol 87:51-9. 2003....
- Deconstructing the placebo effect and finding the meaning responseDaniel E Moerman
Department of Anthropology, University of Michigan Dearborn, 6515 Cherry Hill Road, Ypsilanti, MI 48198, USA
Ann Intern Med 136:471-6. 2002..We suggest that use of this formulation, rather than the fixation on inert placebos, will probably lead to far greater insight into how treatment works and perhaps to real improvements in human well-being...
- Cultural variations in the placebo effect: ulcers, anxiety, and blood pressureD E Moerman
Department of Behavioral Sciences, University of Michigan Dearborn, USA
Med Anthropol Q 14:51-72. 2000..Deeper understanding of the intimate relationship between cultural and biological processes will require close ethnographic scrutiny of the meaningfulness of medical treatment in different societies...
- The importance of weeds in ethnopharmacologyJ R Stepp
Laboratories of Ethnobiology, Department of Anthropology, Baldwin Hall, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 1619, USA
J Ethnopharmacol 75:19-23. 2001..0001) than what would be predicted by the frequency of weed species in general. Explanations based on human ecology and biochemical ecology are presented...
- The meaning response: thinking about placebosDaniel E Moerman
Pain Pract 6:233-6. 2006