Magical thinking
Magical thinking is the attribution of causal relationships between actions and events which cannot be justified by reason and observation. In religion, folk religion, and superstitious beliefs, the c...
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Quickly And Easily Remove Warts And Skin Tags With One Cheap Ingredient
Skin tags, more technically known as acrochordon cutaneous papilloma, is a small tag of skin that hangs a bit off of your body. They tend to appear where skin rubs against skin like on eyelids, armpit...
Doctors In UK Call For World Medical Association Boycott Of Israel On ‘Medical Torture’ Accusations
Seventy-one doctors in the United Kingdom have joined 343 academics calling for a ban on doctors from Israel and joint projects with Israeli universities, according to the Jerusalem Post.
Depression: The Link Between Placebo and Antidepressants
The findings could affect future depression treatments. A new study finds that people who are depressed and respond strongly to placebo treatments also reap the most benefit when they’re given real an...
Celebrating Beltane: The Return to the Divine Feminine.
Beltane can be traced back to Irish mythology and early historical writings. It is the ushering in of summer, and the opportunity to give thanks for surviving another winter. Beltane is rejoicing in ...
Fake Knee Surgery as Good as Real Procedure, Study Finds
A fake surgical procedure is just as good as real surgery at reducing pain and other symptoms in some patients suffering from torn knee cartilage, a study finds.
Placebo
Sean Mackey, MD, PhD, explains the placebo effect. Mackey is the chief of Stanford's Pain Management Division and an associate professor at the School of Med...
Pure Morning- Placebo - YouTube
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Quickly And Easily Remove Warts And Skin Tags With One Cheap Ingredient
Skin tags, more technically known as acrochordon cutaneous papilloma, is a small tag of skin that hangs a bit off of your body. They tend to appear where skin rubs against skin like on eyelids, armpit...
Illusion of control
The illusion of control is the tendency for people to overestimate their ability to control events; for example, it occurs when someone feels a sense of control over outcomes that they demonstrably do...
Homeopathy
Homeopathy (/ˌhoʊmiˈɒpəθi/; also spelled homoeopathy; from the Greek: ὅμοιος hómoios, "-like" and πάθος páthos, "suffering") is a system of alternative medicine created in 1796 by Samuel Hahnemann bas...
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Hypnotic susceptibility
Hypnotic susceptibility measures how easily a person can be hypnotized. Several types of scales are used; however, the most common are the Harvard Group Scale of Hypnotic Susceptibility and the Stanfo...
Placebo
A placebo (/pləˈsiboʊ/ plə-SEE-boh; Latin placēbō, "I shall please" from placeō, "I please") is a simulated or otherwise medically ineffectual treatment for a disease or other medical condition intend...
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Mysophobia
Mysophobia, also known as verminophobia, germophobia, germaphobia, bacillophobia and bacteriophobia, is a pathological fear of contamination and germs. The term was coined by Dr. William Alexander Ham...
Placebo-controlled study
Placebo-controlled studies are a way of testing a medical therapy in which, in addition to a group of subjects that receives the treatment to be evaluated, a separate control group receives a sham "pl...
Circumstantial speech
Circumstantial speech (also referred to as circumstantiality) is the result of a non-linear thought pattern and occurs when the focus of a conversation drifts, but often comes back to the point. In ci...
Law of contagion
The law of contagion is a folk belief axiom found in magical thinking which suggests that, once two people or objects have been in contact, a magical link persists between them unless or until a forma...
Ceremonial use of lights
The ceremonial use of lights is found in the practice of many religions. Candles are extremely common and other forms of light, whether fire or other, are also used.
The ceremonial use of lights ...
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Placebo button
A placebo button (also referred to as an idiot button) is a push-button with apparent functionality that actually has no effect when pressed. They are commonly placed in situations where it would have...
OCD Action
OCD Action is a UK registered charity no. 1035213 regulated by The Charity Commission
From 20–26 February 2012, OCD Action ran its 3rd OCD Week to raise awareness of OCD amongst the general public...
Neural top down control of physiology
Neural top down control of physiology concerns the direct regulation by the brain of physiological functions (in addition to smooth muscle and glandular ones). Cellular functions include the immune sy...
Psychological theories of magic
Psychological theories of magic treat magic as a personal phenomenon intended to meet individual needs, as opposed to a social phenomenon serving a collective purpose.
Among the earliest psycholog...
International OCD Foundation

Best estimates are that about 1 in 100 adults – or between 2 to 3 million adults in the United States – currently have Obsessive–compulsive disorder or OCD. This is roughly the same number of ...
International OCD Foundation - Wikipedia