Sister Doctor Squared

8. The ‘nocebo’ effect: just as important as the placebo effect?

May 11, 2021

Janine and Aleena kick off by summarising the well-established 'placebo' effect, before focusing in on the lesser-known 'nocebo' effect. What's the difference? How might these affects play a big role in treatment effectiveness? Can these effects be minimised? Janine also confesses to sub-par performance on a university assignment and Aleena shares some long-overdue pool noodle wisdom. 

Full show notes at Sister Doctor Squared website.

Audio mastering, plus intro and outro music, by Dr Adrian Diery

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