n. pl. pla·ce·bos or pla·ce·boes
a. A substance that has positive effects as a result of a patient’s perception that it is beneficial, rather than as a result of a causative ingredient.
b. An inactive substance or preparation used as a control in an experiment or test to determine the effectiveness of a medicinal drug.
2. Something of no intrinsic remedial value that is used to appease or reassure another.
For hundreds of years, science has downplayed the positive role, attitude, outlook, feelings, opinions and ways of thinking, can affect a positive change with health issues. They have emphasized the negative side of thought, as being responsible for many mental and physical problems. Only recently, has a new area of study been created (psychoneuroimmunology), that delves deeper into how thought
Rather than only use the Placebo effect for testing drugs, they are beginning to appreciate the exploration of the Placebo effect, as a drug itself. The DeMile Developmental Insitute believe’s, the power of thought, if channeled correctly, and paired with positive emotional triggers, can generate Spontaneous Remission, for any mental or physical condition. This train of thought, is the basis for our approach to self development or becoming your own “Master Therapist”.