A clinical use of placebos would pose an ethical dilemma. Open-label placebos might be an answer. Series: the placebo effect (3/3)
While some scientists have found that placebos may act as moderate analgesics under certain circumstances, and even that such a response can be acquired through a learning intervention, other scientists remain sceptical. Series: the placebo effect (2/3).
What is the placebo effect? Is it a real therapeutic possibility? Is it desirable? Is it avoidable? Series: the placebo effect (1/3)