The Placebo Effect

The Placebo Effect by Peter Zapfella No doubt you have heard of something called ‘the placebo effect’, but what is it?  In Latin the word ‘placebo’ means “I shall please”.  The ‘placebo effect’ is a strange phenomenon whereby treatment for a disease or condition is affected by false information, a ‘sham’ medication, using an inert substance. Deceptive … Continue reading The Placebo Effect