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ISRN Pain
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 825751, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/825751
Research Article

Double-Blind Acupuncture Needle: A Potential Tool to Investigate the Nature of Pain and Pleasure

1Department of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Faculty of Health Sciences, Tokyo Ariake University of Medical and Health Sciences, 2-9-1 Ariake, Koto-ku, Tokyo 135-0063, Japan
2Department of Physiology, Showa University School of Medicine, Tokyo 142-8555, Japan
3Japan School of Acupuncture, Moxibustion and Physiotherapy, Tokyo 150-0031, Japan
4Program in Placebo Studies, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA

Received 21 June 2013; Accepted 16 July 2013

Academic Editors: R. Rokyta and B.-C. Shin

Copyright © 2013 Nobuari Takakura et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

How to Cite this Article

Nobuari Takakura, Miho Takayama, Akiko Kawase, Ted J. Kaptchuk, and Hiroyoshi Yajima, “Double-Blind Acupuncture Needle: A Potential Tool to Investigate the Nature of Pain and Pleasure,” ISRN Pain, vol. 2013, Article ID 825751, 4 pages, 2013. doi:10.1155/2013/825751