Friday, September 23rd
How Do People Prefer to be Informed about Side-Effects Across US and Europe?
Dr. Vase will give an overview of nocebo responses that arise from information about side-effects and for the first time present an in-depth survey showing how the public in the US and Europe prefer to be informed about side-effects. She will illustrate how peoples a prior knowledge of nocebo effects influences their beliefs and expectations of side-effects and she will highlight cultural similarities and differences in response to ethical dilemmas concerning side-effect information. Finally, she will illustrate how these findings have implications for patients, clinicians, regulatory agencies and health authorities.