Talking Cures and Placebo Effects

Talking Cures and Placebo Effects

David A. Jopling

Print publication date: May 2008

ISBN: 9780199239504

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Abstract

Psychoanalysis has had to defend itself from much criticism throughout its history. In this resource, David Jopling argues that the changes achieved through therapy are really just functions of placebos that rally the mind's native healing powers.