Psychology & Psychiatry

Even psychological placebos have an effect

Placebo effects do not only occur in medical treatment—placebos can also work when psychological effects are attributed to them. Psychologists from the University of Basel reported these findings in the journal Scientific ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

A new look at the placebo effect

A new conceptualization of the placebo effects is presented in the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics.

Oncology & Cancer

Chemotherapy drug maintains quality of life despite side effects

Patients with advanced neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) reported similar health-related quality of life (HRQOL) during treatment with a recently approved chemotherapy drug as compared to patients receiving a placebo treatment, ...

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