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International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) | Open Access | Fully Refereed | Peer Reviewed International Journal

ISSN: 2319-7064

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A Systematic Review on Placebo Effect

Nauma Hafeez, Jothi Priya

Abstract: Have you ever been to the doctor and felt better a few days later even though you have not taken the prescriptions regularly This is the placebo effect in action. The trip to the doctor is thought of as a placebo here. Definition and origin Placebo is a Latin name which means I shall please. A placebo is a medically ineffective treatment for a disease or other medical condition intended to deceive the recipient into thinking of it as a real medication.Patients given a placebo treatment will have a perceived or actual improvement in a medical condition, a phenomenon commonly called the placebo effect or placebo response. Placebo therefore can be thought of as a dummy treatment. origin has no scientific back up to it. Studies done later show no clinically important effects, this led to placebos being infamous

Keywords: Placebo effect, physiology,