The Healing Power of the Placebo Effect—with Jo Marchant
Can placebo heal underlying conditions or just change our experience and perception of them? Jo Marchant and I explore the placebo effect — problems with how it is defined, the measurable biological and physiological effects,...
The Placebo Effect and the Power of Belief in Healing
On today's show we explore the placebo effect and the power of the mind to facilitate or drive healing.
Placebos as Effective as Antidepressants
Recent studies on the efficacy of antidepressant drugs revealed that selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), which are the most commonly prescribed drugs to treat depression, have no clinically meaningful advantage over placebo.