Week 1 Placebo EffectPlacebo EffectPlacebo EffectClass, Because at least 30% of subjects receiving placebos demonstrate the desired response, such as decreased blood pressure, decreased pain, and faster healing time; Conventional prescription drugs must demonstrate in clinical trials that they produce the desired response more frequently than placebos. After reviewing this video and podcast:
And reviewing the learning activities,The Science Behind the Placebo Effect, PNI and the The Placebo Response Occurs Outside of Conscious AwarenessPlease respond by creating a new thread to this and Discuss:
What does the placebo response (effect) indicate about the power of the mind–body to communitacte?
What does this tell us about how the mind and body interact and create change?
Remember you must also include a reference with this Discussion Thread for full credit.