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5th April 2008, 08:49 AM
Thought this study in the BMJ might be of interest to some here:
Ivor the Engineer
5th April 2008, 09:28 AM
Had a quick look through. Interesting stuff. It would have been nice if they had chosen a condition which has objective measures.
5th April 2008, 09:40 AM
Had a quick look through. Interesting stuff. It would have been nice if they had chosen a condition which has objective measures.Yes. However, The placebo effect only shows up in subjective measures.
See https://content.nejm.org/cgi/content/full/344/21/1594 (https://content.nejm.org/cgi/content/full/344/21/1594)
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