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Placebos elicit genuine psychobiological effects when patients believe them

August 14, 2020

Placebo drugs can still work if the patient believes it will help, observed researchers who were conducting a new study at Michigan State University (MSU). They suggest “honest” or non-deceptive placebos could have a role in modern clinical practice. The researchers devised an experiment to test whether a non-deceptive placebo had any effects on emotional […]

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