Search Results

Advanced Search

1 to 1 of 1 results

Sort by:

Filter by:


Article Types


Scrivener’s Palsy

Carl Elliott: Take the red pill, 8 January 2004

Constructing RSI: Belief and Desire 
by Yolande Lucire.
New South Wales, 216 pp., £24.50, September 2002, 9780868407784
Show More
Meaning, Medicine and the ‘Placebo Effect’ 
by Daniel Moerman.
Cambridge, 172 pp., £14.95, October 2002, 0 521 00087 4
Show More
Show More
... She argues that doctors played an important (if unknowing) part in transmitting the disorder. Daniel Moerman’s Meaning, Medicine and the ‘Placebo Effect’ is a lucid, accessible look at the power doctors have to restore patients to health with placebos. Both writers recognise the power of doctors themselves, quite apart from their tools, to make ...

Read anywhere with the London Review of Books app, available now from the App Store for Apple devices, Google Play for Android devices and Amazon for your Kindle Fire.

Sign up to our newsletter

For highlights from the latest issue, our archive and the blog, as well as news, events and exclusive promotions.

Newsletter Preferences