National Institutes of Health Clinical Center

Research

Ethics of Clinical Research

Ethical and Conceptual Issues in the Use of Placebos

The Department's research on placebos began with an inquiry into the ethics of placebo-controlled trials. This initial work sparked further research on several topics:

Numerous articles on these topics have been published in medical and bioethics journals.

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