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Does the brain 'remember' antidepressants?

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Study offers more proof for the power of placebo, say UCLA researchers

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Placebo effect: New study shows how to boost the power of pain relief, without drugs

Placebo effect: New study shows how to boost the power of pain relief, without drugs | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
Placebos reduce pain by creating an expectation of relief. Distraction -- say, doing a puzzle -- relieves it by keeping the brain busy. But do they use the same brain processes? Neuromaging suggests they do.
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