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Ausgewählte Veröffentlichungen (seit 2007)

Schneider, R. (in preparation). The effectiveness of shungite exposition on health complaints. A randomized, placebo controlled field study.

Schneider, R. (in preparation). Recharging the battery: Shungite plaques mitigate physiological stress induced by EMF produced in an electric vehicle: A five-armed, randomized, controlled field experiment.

Schneider, R. (submitted). Mobile phone induced EMF stress is reversed upon the use of protective devices: Results from two experiments testing different boundary conditions.

Schneider, R., Singer, N. & Singer, T. (submitted). Healthy olfactory information processing is a prerequisite for odors to alter physiological processes: A randomized, controlled proof-of concept study involving individuals with temporary anosmia.

Schneider, R. (2022). Does it hold water? An empirical investigation on the usefulness of filtering tap water to treat health complaints. In M. M. Merviö (Ed.), Interdisciplinary studies on healthcare, culture, and the environment (pp 219-232). Hershey: IGI Global.

Schneider, R. (2022). Alleviation of health complaints following regular consumption of filtered tap water (AcalaQuell®) is independent from placebo effects. A randomized, double-blind, controlled field study. International Journal of Public and Private Perspectives on Healthcare, Culture, and the Environment, 6, 1-12. Download

Schneider, R. (2021). The increase in urinary serotonin and decrease in salivary cortisol concentrations following direct inhalations of concentrated essential oils is not induced by non-specific effects. Endocrine Regulations, 55, 101-109. Link

Schneider, R. (2021). Natural odor inhalers (AromaStick®) outperform Red Bull® for enhancing cognitive vigilance: Results from a four-armed, randomized controlled study. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 128, 135-152. Link

Schneider, R. (2021). Short, but highly concentrated, direct inhalations of essential oil molecules improve poor sleep quality: A natural history controlled, within-group, self-administration field study. Current Psychopharmacology, 10, 145-151. Link

Schneider, R. (2021). Self-reported physical complaints are reduced upon regular use of an in-home water filter system (AcalaQuell®): A prospective, controlled documentation study. The Natural Products Journal, 11, 673-681. Link

Schneider, R. (2020). Low-frequency vibrotherapy considerably improves the effectiveness of manual lymphatic drainage in patients with lipedema: A two-armed, randomized, controlled pragmatic trial. Physiotherapy Theory and Practice, 36, 63-70. Link

Schneider, R. (2020). Essential oil inhaler (AromaStick®) prolongs heat tolerance in the Hot Immersion Test (HIT). Results from two randomized, controlled experiments. Journal of Thermal Biology, 87, 102478. Link

Schneider, R. (2020). Der Placebo-Effekt in der Neuraltherapie - Hoffnung und Zuversicht. In S. Weinschenk (Hrsg.), Leitfaden Neuraltherapie, S. 166-167. Stuttgart: Thieme.

Schneider, R. (2019). Seasonal allergic rhinitis is effectively assuaged with an essential oil inhaler (AromaStick®): Results from a randomized, controlled, double-blind effectiveness trial. The Natural Products Journal, 9, 39-46. Link

Schneider, R., Singer, N. & Singer, T. (2019). Medical aromatherapy revisited - Basic mechanisms, critique, and a new development. Human Psychopharmacology: Clinical and Experimental, 34, e2683. Download (Top Downloaded Article 2017-2018)

Schneider, R. (2018). Effectiveness of myofascial trigger point therapy in chronic back pain patients is considerably increased when combined with a new, integrated, low-frequency shock wave vibrotherapy (Cellconnect Impulse): A two-armed, measurement repeated, randomized, controlled pragmatic trial. Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation, 31, 57-64. Link

Schneider, R. (2017). A breath of fresh air: Arterial blood oxygen saturation is increased upon the use of an essential oil inhaler (AromaStick®). Results from a prospective, controlled, experimental study involving healthy individuals. Current Respiratory Medicine Reviews, 13, 213-220. Link

Singer, N. & Schneider, R. (2017). Investigating the use of a specially formulated odour inhaler (AromaStick®) on weight loss: Overview of the results of a two-armed, randomised, controlled effectiveness study. International Journal of Clinical Aromatherapy, 12, 16-24.

Schneider, R. (2017). From pain to pleasure: A newly developed essential oil inhaler (AromaStick®) alters pain dynamics and increases well-being. Results from two randomized, controlled documentation studies. Current Psychopharmacology, 6, 136-147. Link

Singer, N. & Schneider, R. (2017). Practically relevant stress relieving effects of olfactory stimuli delivered by a specially formulated odour inhaler (AromaStick®): Overview of an initial series of studies testing different boundary conditions. International Journal of Clinical Aromatherapy, 11, 48-58.

Schneider, R. (2016). Direct application of specially formulated scent compositions (AromaStick®) prolongs attention and enhances visual scanning speed. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 30, 650-654. Link

Schneider, R. (2016). There is something in the air: Testing the efficacy of a new olfactory stress relief method (AromaStick®). Stress & Health, 32, 411-426. Link

Schneider, R. (2015). Getting in sync: A new ready-to-use biofield resonance device (Vita Chip) reduces chronic pain and increases wellbeing. Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering, 3, 85-93. Link

Schneider, R. (2012). Unspecific effects of caffeine consumption: When does the mind overrule the body? In F. D. Romano and P. F. Russo (Eds.), Caffeine Consumption and Health (pp. 123-140). New York: Nova Science Publishers.

Schneider, R. & Kuhl, J. (2012). Placebo forte: Ways to maximize unspecific treatment effects. Medical Hypotheses, 78, 744-751. Link

Placebo in der Medizin (2011). Herausgegeben von der Bundesärztekammer auf Empfehlung ihres Wissenschaftlichen Beirats. Köln: Deutscher Ärzteverlag.

Büchel, C., Kiefaber, U., Jütte, R., Michaelis, J., Remschmidt, H., Schneider, R., Scriba, P., Tag, B., Türmann P., Weihrauch, T., Witt, C. & Zipfel, S. (2010). Stellungnahme des Wissenschaftlichen Beirats der Bundesärztekammer "Placebo in der Medizin". Deutsches Ärzteblatt 107, A1417-A1421. Download

Walach, H. & Schneider, R. (2009). Does the presence of a pharmacological substance alter the placebo effect? - Results of two experimental studies using the placebo-caffeine paradigm. Human Psychopharmacology: Clinical and Experimental, 24, 549-558.

Ross, T., Fontao, M. I., & Schneider, R. (2007). Aggressive behavior in male offenders: Preliminary analyses of self-regulatory functions in a sample of criminals. Psychological Reports, 100, 1171-1185.

Schneider, R. (2007). The psychology of the placebo effect: Exploring meaning from a functional account. Journal of Mind and Behavior, 28, 1-17.