Placebo: It’s Good for What Ails You
The Carlat Child Psychiatry Report, Volume 4, Number 6, November 2013
Topics: Natural Medications
Caroline Fisher, PhD, MD
The most studied psychiatric medication for children, and arguably the most broad-spectrum medication available, is placebo. It has proven itself repeatedly to be as good or better than a number of FDA-approved medications that are effective in adults.
Caroline Fisher, PhD
Training director and Chief of Child Psychiatry at Samaritan Health Systems in Corvallis, OR and the Editor in Chief of the Carlat Child Psychiatry Report.
Dr. Fisher has disclosed that she has no relevant relationships or financial interests in any commercial company pertaining to this educational activity.