Tag Archives: metaanalysis

Do people prefer psychotherapy to drug therapy?

Around 1 in 5 people quit therapy early, and that rate seems higher if people given pharmacotherapy alone. In this episode, I talk with Dr Joshua Swift, Assistant Professor in Psychology, based at Idaho State University in the USA. In this conversation, we focus on Joshua’s work with his colleagues on treatment refusal and premature termination in psychotherapy, […]

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 […]