Table of contents for Snake oil science : the truth about complementary and alternative medicine / by R. Barker Bausell.

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Table of Contents
Introduction
Chapter One ¿ The Rise of Complementary and Alternative Therapies
Chapter Two ¿ A Brief History of Placebos
Chapter Three: Natural Impediments to Making Valid Inferences
Chapter Four ¿ Impediments That Prevent our Physicians and Therapists
 From Making Valid Inferences
Chapter Five ¿ Impediments that Prevent Poorly Trained Scientists from
Making Valid Inferences
Chapter Six ¿ Why Randomized Placebo Control Groups Are Necessary
in CAM Research
Chapter Seven ¿ Judging the Credibility and Plausibility of Scientific Evidence
Chapter Eight ¿ Some Personal Research
Chapter Nine ¿ How We Know that the Placebo Effect Exists
Chapter Ten ¿ A Bio-Chemical Explanation for the Placebo Effect
Chapter Eleven ¿ Do CAM Therapies Work Or Are They Placebo Effects?
 Evidence From High Quality Randomized Placebo Controlled
 Trials	
Chapter Twelve ¿ Do CAM Therapies Work Or Are They Placebo Effects?
 Evidence From High Quality Systematic Reviews
Chapter Thirteen ¿ How CAM Therapies Are Hypothesized to Work
Chapter Fourteen ¿ Tying Up a Few Loose Ends
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Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Alternative medicine.
Placebo (Medicine).