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Expectations guide our health - PhD defense Stefanie Meeuwis

Positive expectations about a particular medicine support the actual health outcomes, even when people are told that that it is a placebo-effect. The opposite, the nocebo-effect, does also work that way. Health psychologist Stefanie Meeuwis found proof in multiple studies. She defended her thesis on June 3rd. Read full article (in Dutch)

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