Placebos

Some articles on placebos, placebo:

Health Management System - Placebos - Lack of Harm
... an evolved self-treatment, and so not having a medical symptom due to placebo false information might be without consequence ...
Placebo-controlled Study - Placebo Ingredients
... Placebos used in clinical trials have sometimes had unintended consequences ... that looked at details from 150 clinical trials, found that certain placebos used in the trials affected the results ... and polyunsaturated fatty acids of these 'placebos,' and their antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects, can reduce lipid levels and heart disease." Another example researchers ...
Placebo-controlled Study - Ethics
... have raised diverse concerns on the use of placebos in modern medicine and research ... that they may receive the drug being tested or they may receive the placebo ... Ethicists have also raised concerns on the use of placebos in those circumstances in which a standard treatment exists unless there are genuine doubts of the effectivity of such standard ...
Bicyclic Antidepressants - Publication Bias
... however, when the trial was not found to be more effective than placebo, it was only published 50% of the time ... The difference in effect between active placebos and several anti-depressants appeared small and strongly affected by publication bias ... The difference in effect between active placebos and several anti-depressants appeared small and strongly affected by publication bias ...
Placebo - The Individual - Individual Differences
... to find whether there was a specific personality to those that responded to placebos ... motivation", and how far pain is expected to be relieved increases placebo analgesia ... Another factor increasing the effectiveness of placebos is the degree to which a person attends to their symptoms, "somatic focus" ...