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    Is the Placebo Effect useful? What is a Placebo Effect? When is the placebo effect used, why is the placebo effect used? Who dose the placebo effect work on? Is the placebo effect only for sick people? Is the placebo effect a drug, a trick, or a cure? Is the placebo effect used often or regularly? Dose the placebo effect work? Is the placebo effect useful? All of these questions will be addressed regarding placebo effect, from what is the placebo effect, why the placebo effect is used, who

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    The Placebo Effect

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    The Reality of the Placebo Effect Even through all the enhancements in technology the brain still hides some secrets, the influence of the brain over the body in some aspects is inexplicable. In other word, it has not been determined a specific magnitude of how the brain will affect the rest of the body, especially related to healing. For example, the morphine could be able to reach a hundred percent of effectiveness if doctors talk before with their patients about the administration of morphine

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    tested on the effect placebos have over the human mind; research on placebo treatment and the placebo effect has increased exponentially. Researchers have a found a variety of ways to test the effect on people in order to figure out new levels of treatment. If researchers were to figure out that the usage of placebos treats or lowers the pain index in patients with different medical conditions, the standard of technology in medicine would raise to a whole new degree. The placebo effect is when the

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    While thinking for a question for Science Fair, Tamir and I wondered: What are the limits of the Placebo Effect? While we know it can stop some pain, I would like to see how we can push it. So we decided to try and test this ourselves. We will be applying headaches to people through music, and other means. We will then use a pill that will either be Tylenol or a sugar pill and see if they have a reaction to the [sugar] pill after 45min-1hr. After that, we will ask them a few questions on how they

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    Placebo Effect Essay

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    Placebos in Medicine - Placebo Effect in Surgery for Ménière's Disease 1. What was the rationale for doing the study? Torok, an author to another study regarding Ménière's Disease, reviewed 834 articles pertaining to Ménière's Disease between 1951 and 1975. He found that advocates of either medical or surgical treatments claimed success in 60% to 80% of patients. Because there are so many different therapies deemed successful, Torok believed that the placebo effect might be a common factor to

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    other forms of treatments. One of these is using the placebo effect as a treatment. The placebo effect occurs when a person is treated using a fake (inactive) substance that looks like an ordinary medicine, the patient is generally unaware that the substance is inactive. It is the patient’s expectation to feel better, which seems to play a major role in the way the patient actually feels. However a placebo will not cure an illness. The placebo effect has been used in clinical trials to test the effectiveness

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    The placebo effect is a widely known phenomenon where patients are given some form of dummy medication in place of actual medication that produces the same effect as the real medication would have. They are intended to help stimulate areas of the brain that may prompt the release of chemicals such as endorphins to aid in relief of the symptom. Tests have shown that forms such as injections psychologically perform better than pills, because of the slight pain that injections bring ( Freeman, Shanna

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    The placebo effect is a widely known phenomenon where patients are given some form of dummy medication in place of actual medication that produces the same effect as the real medication would have. They intend to help stimulate areas of the brain that may prompt the release of chemicals such as endorphins to aid in the relief of the symptom. Tests have shown that forms such as injections psychologically perform better than pills, because of the slight pain that injections bring ( Freeman, Shanna

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    The placebo effect is the reaction a patient has to a substance that is believed to be medication. The New Medical Dictionary in 1785 referred to a placebo to be a “common place method or medicine.” Before that, people would believe anything would heal them, if it worked in the slightest way possible. For example, Elisha Perkins’s Perkins Tractors. Some physicians believe that deceiving a patient is unethical and do not participate in studies that contain placebo research. The placebo effect has

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    the treatment. Breecher had discovered what is called the placebo effect. (Beecher, 1955) Currently we have more knowledge on placebos and their effect, as placebos are getting more important in medicine. In this essay the main question is: What is the effect of a placebo on the brain and body? The placebo effect is very important, because it shows how important perception is and what the role of the brain is in physical health.

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