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Beware the Nocebo Effect

August 11, 2012


As caregivers, both professional and family, it is important that we communicate properly with our patients.  This is opinion for the NY Times provides much food for thought. EVERYONE knows that a placebo — a fake medication or sham procedure, typically used as a control in a medical trial — can nonetheless have a positive effect, relieving […]