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Sonderforschungsbereich SFB/TRR 289 – Treatment Expectation
c/o Universitätsklinikum Essen A. ö. R.
Hufelandstr. 55
45147 Essen, Germany

Represented by:
Prof. Dr. Ulrike Bingel
Sprecherin des Sonderforschungsbereichs SFB/TRR 289 – Treatment Expectation


Phone: +49 (0) 201 7235203

Person responsible for editorial

Prof. Dr. Ulrike Bingel (Sprecherin des Sonderforschungsbereichs)
Prof. Dr. Manfred Schedlowski (Stellvertretender Sprecher des Sonderforschungsbereichs)

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This website contains information aimed at medical professionals.

None of the health-related content found here is intended to replace the advice or treatment offered by a therapist, physician or any other healthcare professional. The authors and website operator accept no responsibility for any damage or injury which may arise directly or indirectly from engaging in exercises, therapies or treatment methods described on this website. The self-treatment of any symptoms of a disease and/or of any health complaints based on the information provided on this website is expressly warned against; the advice of a medical professional should always be sought!

Statement on gendered language

For the sole purpose of improved readability, gender-specific terms are not always used. This does not constitute any form of gender discrimination or violation of the principle of equality. All personal designations used on the website of the SFB/Transregio 289 are to be understood as gender-neutral.


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