‘Nocebo’ Response Should be Considered in Doctor-Patient Communication

‘Nocebo’ Response Should be Considered in Doctor-Patient Communication

When it comes to pain medication, what you know might hurt you. Research on the nocebo effect 1 suggests that patients who are educated about the potential risks or non-efficacy of the pain drugs they take are at higher risk for developing negative symptoms and less satisfied with the outcome after taking the drug. The […]

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