Rethinking the Placebo Effect

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Rethinking the Placebo Effect

Postby Ian Pegler » Thu Jul 03, 2014 5:25 am

from brainpickings.org...

Rethinking the Placebo Effect: How Our Minds Actually Affect Our Bodies

It has always been assumed that the placebo effect only works if people are conned into believing that they are getting an actual active drug. But now it seems this may not be true. Belief in the placebo effect itself — rather than a particular drug — might be enough to encourage our bodies to heal.


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