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November 7, 2014
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Deconstructing the placebo response: Why does it work in treating depression?

UCLA study suggests patients’ responses are closely tied to their expectations In the past three decades, the power of placebos has gone through the roof in treating major depressive disorder. In clinical trials for treating depression over that period of … Continue reading

December 1, 2012
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The Placebo Effect Goes Beyond Humans, UF Researchers Find

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Rats and humans have at least one thing in common: They both react the same way to a placebo, according to a new University of Florida study. “That was the big finding — that the animals that … Continue reading