Tag Archives: medication

1747 people talk about their experience taking antidepressants

About 1 in 9 adult New Zealanders receive a prescription for antidepressants each year. Although we think they are generally helpful for people, we know surprisingly little about what it might be like to take them. This week I speak with Associate Professor Dr Kerry Gibson from the School of Psychology at the University of Auckland […]

What do we know about the nocebo effect and how it works?

In this episode, I talk with Rebecca Webster  who is based at King’s College in the University of London, UK.  In this conversation, we focus on Rebecca’s work on s systematic review on the ‘nocebo effect’ – what it is and how it might work. We also talk about what researchers mean when they talk about […]