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New Study: Doctors Feel Their Patients’ Pain – And Relief

physician_and patient“Our findings showed that the same brain regions that have previously been shown to be activated when patients receive placebo therapies are similarly activated in the brains of doctors when they administer what they think are effective treatments,” explains first author Karin Jensen, PhD, an investigator in the Department of Psychiatry and Martinos Center for Biological Imaging at MGH and member of the PiPS.

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/255566.php

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