1.a substance that has no therapeutic effect, used as a control in testing new drugs.
2.The patients complained of awful side affects. They suffered from multiple pains in their body. Some called because they could not get out of bed and they were sluggish. Next, his patients began to feel a relief, like nothing had happened previously.
1. A placebo is when your brain convinces you that something is real/works when it's not/doesn't.
2. In the article, he gave one group cornstarch pills and told them the "side effects" and the other group got fake acupuncture. Both believed this had effected them either negatively or positively but it really hadn't effected them at all because it was all and illusion.
1. A harmless pill, medicine, or procedure prescribed more for the psychological benefit to the patient than for any physiological effect.
2. The more a person expects the treatment to work, the more likely they are to exhibit a placebo response.
1. It is a treatment or substance giving by a doctor to help the patient
2. It was used in an experiment. It made the group of people that tried it feel even better then the antibiotic did.
1.) a harmless pill, medicine, or procedure prescribed more for the psychological benefit to the patient than for any physiological effect.
2.) the people would claim that they felt awful and sluggish then as time went on they felt as if nothing ever was wrong
1. What is a placebo?
A palcebo is a stand in "medication" given to a patient that doesn't affect the body but told it would fix something when its nothing more than a sugar pill
2. Explain how the placebo worked in the article.
The placebo affect caused patients to practically " think them selves better" the treatments were fake and the only thing that had changed was the persons mindset because when they thought them selfs on a medication or treatment they had felt less pain than off
1. Placebo is interventions with no drug activity
2. A study showed that people who were given the acupuncture treatment felt better than those who received just pain killers
1.Placebo is something that someone is given and it does not affect them even if that person thinks it does affect them.
2.Placebo worked in this article because the article talks about how two treatments were compared to each other to show how fake they were but people heard what the side affects were and assumed that it would happen to them.
A placebo in psychology is a type of treatment that has no effects.
In the article Ted Kaptchuk was testing what would happen when he gave two different groups different treatments.
1.Placebo is an inert treatment or substance that has no known effects.
2.Placebo treatments can stimulate physiological response like changes of heart rate and blood pressure.
1. many of the people who went through the trial complained about the side affects
2. but some did not
1. A placebo is a harmless pill or medicine, or procedure prescribed for a psychological benefit to the patient.
2.Placebo treatments with no active drug ingredients can stimulate real physiological responses, from changes in heart rate and blood pressure to chemical activity in brain, in cases involving pain , depression, anxiety, fatigue, and even some symptoms of Parkinson's.
1. It is psychology experiments. It is part of experiment that has no real effect.
2. Neither the acupuncture or pill had any real effect.