nocebo2016-12-13T08:14:15+00:00

nocebo 

EVIDENCE-BASED MEDICINE

A negative placebo effect which may occur when patients in a clinical trial of a drug therapy recognise–or think they recognise–that they are getting a placebo–i.e., not receiving therapy, and fare worse due to the effect of negative suggestibility

Reference Lancet 1991; 338:899  

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