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Schneider, R. (2021). Increase of urinary serotonin and decrease of salivary cortisol excretion following direct inhalation of a concentrated essential oil compound (AromaStick®) are independent from non-specific effects.

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. (2020). Self-reported physical complaints are reduced upon regular use of an in-home water filter system (AcalaQuell®): A controlled, prospective field study. The Natural Products Journal, 10. 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.