Video 2 Creation INTRO TO COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY

Video 2 Creation INTRO TO COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY

Published on 4 June 2023
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THE PLACEBO EFFECT
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The Placebo effect occurs when the physical or mental condition of an individual improves after taking fake treatment
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DESPITE NUMEROUS STUDIES, HOW THE PLACEBO EFFECT  WORKS REMAINS UNCLEAR . . . 
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BUT THERE ARE THEORIES . . . 
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According to research, the brain responds  to imagined scenes similarly to actual scenes.
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A placebo may induce a change in the body by reminding the brain of time before it was sick. 
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This theory is known as . . . 
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"Remembered Wellness"
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The Characteristics of the Placebo Effect
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#1 Patients are more likely to believe that a pill that looks like the real thing contains active medicine.
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#2 Attitude plays a significant part in the placebo effect. If a person expects  a successful outcome, a placebo is more likely to occur. 
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#3 The doctor-patient relationship also plays a role. . . If the patient trusts his or her healthcare practitioner, the patient will have more confidence in the placebo.
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Clinical Trials
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- Placing placebos in clinical trials allows researchers to evaluate how  effective new treatments and medications are.
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-Usually, the medication is taken by one group, while another group  takes the placebo, called the control group
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- The participants are not informed whether they are consuming an actual medication or a placebo. Sometimes, not even the researchers know, which is called a double-blind test.
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- In order to determine the effectiveness of the medication, the results of both groups are compared.
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In conclusion, the placebo effect is a valuable tool in helping to heal the body and ensuring that new treatments are safe, effective, and well-suited for clinical use.
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References
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The power of the placebo effect. Harvard Health. (2021, December 13). https://www.health.harvard.edu/mental-health/the-power-of-the-pl acebo-effect#:~:text=A%20placebo%20is%20used%20in,an%20inactive%20drug%2C%20or%20placebo.
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Department of Health & Human Services. (2002, February 15). Placebo effect. Better Health Channel. https://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/health/conditionsandtreatments/placebo-effect t of Health & Human Services. (2002, February 15). Placebo effect. Better Health Channel. https://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/health/conditionsandtreatments/placebo-effect Type here
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Department of Health & Human Services. (2002, February 15). Placebo effect. Better Health Channel. https://www.betterhealth .vic.gov.au/health/conditionsandtreatments/placebo-effect