Announcement

Collapse

Skeptiko forums moved

The official forums of the Skeptiko podcast have moved to http://skeptiko.com/forum/.
As such, these forums are now closed for posting.
See more
See less

The powerful Nocebo effect!

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Interesting Ian
    replied
    Originally posted by JLI View Post
    The nocebo effect is well known, but just as with placebo there are limits to what can be achieved.

    I don't think there is evidence to support, that the nocebo effect can accelerate death, as the first paragraph in the article suggests. Just as there is no evidence to support the placebo effect can postpone death.
    There is evidence -- as my link states.

    Leave a comment:


  • JLI
    replied
    The nocebo effect is well known, but just as with placebo there are limits to what can be achieved.

    I don't think there is evidence to support, that the nocebo effect can accelerate death, as the first paragraph in the article suggests. Just as there is no evidence to support the placebo effect can postpone death.

    Here is a review from 2008: ScienceDirect - Neuron : New Insights into the Placebo and Nocebo Responses

    Leave a comment:


  • Interesting Ian
    started a topic The powerful Nocebo effect!

    The powerful Nocebo effect!

    An interesting newspaper article.
Working...
X