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The Power of the Placebo

Horizon, 2013-2014 Episode 8 of 12

They are the miracle pills that shouldn't really work at all. Placebos come in all shapes and sizes, but they contain no active ingredient. Now they are being shown to help treat pain, depression and even alleviate some of the symptoms of Parkinson's disease. Horizon explores why they work, and how we could all benefit from the hidden power of the placebo.

1 hour

Last on

Wed 26 Mar 2014 09:00

Credits

Role Contributor
ProducerOlly Bootle
DirectorOlly Bootle
Series EditorAidan Laverty

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