Source: IPU Berlin / Fabian Eggert Copyright: IPU Berlin / Fabian Eggert URL: http://mhealth.jmir.org/2021/2/e20329/ License: Creative Commons Attribution + NoDerivatives (CC-BY-ND) Sharing information about the expected effect of a health app before its use and providing positive feedback regarding its effectiveness after its use have the potential to strengthen the placebo effect. This is suggested by a randomized controlled trial, conducted by scientists from the International Psychoanalytic University (IPU) Berlin, in cooperation with colleagues from the University of Basel and RWTH Aachen, just published in the open-access journal JMIR mHealth and uHealth. The results provide the basis for using the placebo effect in the contextRead More →