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ERIC Number: EJ306307
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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Psychotherapy: The Powerful Placebo.
Wilkins, Wallace
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, v52 n4 p570-73 Aug 1984
Discusses research designs in which psychotherapy treatments are compared to placebo conditions, and suggests that chemotherapy and psychotherapy research efforts are complementary rather than analogous. Recommends the elimination of placebo groups in psychotherapy research. Discusses the negative connotation of psychotherapy as a placebo. (JAC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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Identifiers: Placebo Effect