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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2013, Article ID 613797, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/613797
Research Article

Addressing the “It Is Just Placebo” Pitfall in CAM: Methodology of a Project to Develop Patient-Reported Measures of Nonspecific Factors in Healing

1Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, UPMC Center for Integrative Medicine, 580 S. Aiken Avenue, Suite 310, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
2Department of Psychiatry and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Medical Director, UPMC Center for Integrative Medicine, 580 S. Aiken Avenue, Suite 310, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
3Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Center for Research on Health Care, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 230 McKee Place, Suite 600, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
4Department of Physical Therapy, University of Pittsburgh School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, 6035 Forbes Tower, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15241, USA

Received 10 August 2013; Accepted 30 September 2013

Academic Editor: Cheryl Hawk

Copyright © 2013 Carol M. Greco 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.

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