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|Mon, 08-13-2012 - 9:18am|
According to this new study reported by Health Day News, Doctors may want to be careful when talking about potential side effects of drugs because people may develop the side effects just because they know about them. "Some patients will feel better after taking a medication even if the drug doesn't actually do anything to treat their condition. It's called the "placebo effect." But there's another side to the power of suggestion: Patients may develop symptoms and side effects purely because they've been told about them." Read More
Should doctors tell you about all potential side effects? Have you ever been victim to the "nocebo" effect?