Placebo jako lek. Warunki skuteczności
Rocznik: 1977 Tom: 3 Numer: 3
The article reviews the role of placebo in psychotherapy and medical treatments. It is assumed that the placebo phenomenon should be considered from a broad perspective as pertaining to procedures as well as drugs. The article reviews also the role of positive expectations in symptom relief following medical and surgical procedures and psychotherapy. In the final part of the paper different models concerning theoretical explanation of the placebo phenomenon are discussed.