Class Notes (834,037)
Canada (508,290)
HMB202H1 (19)
Lecture 4

lecture 4 notes - placebo effect.docx

3 Pages
90 Views
Unlock Document

Department
Human Biology
Course
HMB202H1
Professor
William Ju
Semester
Winter

Description
Lecture 4220314NEUROBIOLOGY OF PLACEBO EFFECTSHedges g is a statistical measure of effect size efficacy where the graph showsresponse value withuse in all drugs due to placebo effect how mind influences body Eg Increase placebo response in new antidepressants trialsPlacebo effect was shown to be effects of the imagination by Franklin and Lavoisier using animal magnetism to induce healing effects Effects were real but there was no animal magnetismPlacebo is the gold standard which is very powerfulst1 clinical drug trial with doubleblinded and placebocontrolled setting showed placebo just as effective as actual drug morphinePlacebo works best against analgesiapain psychiatric disorders and Parkinsons disease but NOT against degenerative bone disease nor cancer etcExpectancy mediates placebo as patients believe and condition themselves behaviourally via patientphysician interactio
More Less

Related notes for HMB202H1

Log In


OR

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


OR

By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.


Submit