The Weird Power Of The Placebo Effect, Explained • Discoverology

The Weird Power Of The Placebo Effect, Explained

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Placebos seem to have the greatest power over symptoms that lie at the murky boundary between the physical and psychological. Placebos seem to move the needle on pain, nausea, asthma, and phobias, with more inconsistent results for outcomes like smoking, dementia, depression*, obesity, hypertension, insomnia, and anxiety.

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