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Why do placebos work?
 

Why do placebos work?

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The concept of the placebo is pivotal in modern medicine. It helps to differentiate the “true” effects of medical intervention, typically pharmacological treatment, from the psychological biases that a patient may conjure in their mind while receiving treatments. Yet, oftentimes we see that its mere concept is sufficient to produce results - let's take a look at why this is so.
 
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25 Nov 2016 - General
 
Habiba Twakkol thanking you for your add-ons on placebos. Placebos produces pharmacological activity and adverse reactions. Placebo are low cost and effective to some extent and not so much...
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Madhubabu kaaja
After a study made in group of people were given placebo, Experts say that there is a relationship between how strongly a person expects to have results and whether or n...
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Madhubabu kaaja Thank you for sharing this post about placebos and nocebos. Like Priscilla Mae Gobuyan , this is the first time I...
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Tahira Nawaz Priscilla Mae Gobuyan thanking both of you for showing interest on placebo, how it is helping to deal with patent d...
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What a great input! I never heard about nocebo effect not until I found this article. Placebo as mainly targeting for symptom improvement has really no further clinical evidences to treat the underlying pathophysiology of the disease. Rather as being...
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There are several studies about the placebo effect in individuals and it has been observed that placebo effect is produced in most of the cases. Although it is a false state of well being or it is also called as physical deterioration that arises fro...
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The concept of the placebo is pivotal in modern medicine. It helps to differentiate the “true” effects of medical intervention, typically pharmacological treatment, from the psychological biases that a patient may conjure in their mind while receivin...
 (Total 61 words)