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double-blind

, double-blinded (dub'el-blind')
Pert. to a method, study, or clinical trial in which neither the subjects nor the investigators know the identities of the subjects nor what treatment or medication, if any, the subjects receive. A double-blind study attempts to eliminate observer and subject bias.
See: blind (2); single-blind
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Effect of saffron on fluoxetine-induced sexual impairment in men: randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial.
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In double-blind peer review, neither reviewer nor author knows the other's identity.
requires placebo-controlled, double-blind studies....
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BERLIN -- The prevalence of metabolic syndrome remained stable in outpatients with schizophrenia during 12 months of double-blind treatment with lurasidone, while the rate climbed significantly in those randomized to risperidone in a multicenter head-to-head comparative study.
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