Medicinally vs Nocebo - What's the difference?
As an adverb medicinally
is in a medicinal manner.
As a noun nocebo is
(pharmacology) a substance which a patient experiences as harmful due to previous negative perception, but which is in fact pharmacologically (medicinally) inactive.
(pharmacology) A substance which a patient experiences as harmful due to previous negative perception, but which is in fact pharmacologically (medicinally) inactive.
, year= 1961
, author= Walter P. Kennedy
, title= Medical World
, url= http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/13752532
, chapter= The nocebo reaction
, section= September
, volume= 95
, page= 203
, passage= It is somewhat surprising that little attention has been drawn to the existence of the contrary effect [to the placebo] — which I may call the nocebo
* 2009 , Stuart Blackman, "
Why health warnings can be bad," Financial Times , 25 Apr. (retrieved 12 May 2009):
* 2014 , Jennifer Welsh, "
- In the case of the nocebo , it is negative expectations that become self-fulfilling prophecies.
Researchers Who Provided Key Evidence For Gluten Sensitivity Have Now Thoroughly Shown That It Doesn't Exist," Business Insider , 15 May 2014):
- It seems to be a "nocebo " effect — the self-diagnosed gluten sensitive patients expected to feel worse on the study diets, so they did.
* nocebo effect