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Year : 1978  |  Volume : 24  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 91-97  

On placebos, placebo responses and placebo responders- (A review of psychological, psychopharmacological and psychophysiological factors), I- psychological factors

DR Doongaji, VN Vahia, MPE Bharucha 
 Department of Psychological Medicine, K.E.M. Hospital and Seth G.S. Medical College, Parel, Bombay-400 012, India

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D R Doongaji
Department of Psychological Medicine, K.E.M. Hospital and Seth G.S. Medical College, Parel, Bombay-400 012
India

Placebogenesis is an established phenomenon in the therapeutic management of virtually every known illness. This article reviews the various psychological factors which play an important role in the genesis of this important phenomenon. Classification of place­bos along with ethical issues involved in administration of placebos for therapeutic and research purposes are discussed in the article.


How to cite this article:
Doongaji D R, Vahia V N, Bharucha M. On placebos, placebo responses and placebo responders- (A review of psychological, psychopharmacological and psychophysiological factors), I- psychological factors.J Postgrad Med 1978;24:91-97


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Doongaji D R, Vahia V N, Bharucha M. On placebos, placebo responses and placebo responders- (A review of psychological, psychopharmacological and psychophysiological factors), I- psychological factors. J Postgrad Med [serial online] 1978 [cited 2023 Feb 9 ];24:91-97
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