59 min

Do Conventional Medications Work for Depression? with Dr. Irving Kirsch Medical Myths, Legends & Fairytales

    • Medicine

I’m joined today by Dr. Irving Kirsch, associate director of the Program of Placebo Studies at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Kirsch has spent years researching the true effect of placebos on health and healing, and I know you’re going to find his findings just as shocking as I did. We discuss the duration of effectiveness of placebos, the potential danger of nocebos, and the potential future of medicine and healing.

I’m joined today by Dr. Irving Kirsch, associate director of the Program of Placebo Studies at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Kirsch has spent years researching the true effect of placebos on health and healing, and I know you’re going to find his findings just as shocking as I did. We discuss the duration of effectiveness of placebos, the potential danger of nocebos, and the potential future of medicine and healing.

59 min