Why Bogus Therapies Seem to Work.

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Why Bogus Therapies Seem to Work.

Post by bindeweede » Mon Nov 28, 2016 12:56 am

A relatively old article, and a long, but valuable read.
For the reasons I have presented, individual testimonials count for very little in evaluating therapies. Because so many false leads can convince intelligent, honest people that cures have been achieved when they have not, it is essential that any putative treatment be tested under conditions that control for placebo responses, compliance effects, and judgmental errors.
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