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Health & Fitness Alternative Therapies

Faith and the Placebo Effect

An Argument for Self-Healing

by (author) Lolette Kuby

Origin Press
Initial publish date
Oct 2003
Alternative Therapies, Healing
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    Publish Date
    Oct 2003
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In an inspired study of the unacknowledged power of the placebo, Lolette Kuby argues that the common denominator across all forms of treatments for illness is an innate self-healing capacity that medicine calls the placebo effect and that religion knows as faith healing.

About the author

Lolette Kuby’s books include two poetry collections, Set Down Here and Inwit, and an acclaimed work of literary criticism, An Uncommon Poet for the Common Man: A Study of Philip Larkin’s Poetry. Her book Faith and the Placebo Effect: An Argument for Self-Healing was a finalist for the 2001 ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Award in the Health category. Kuby grew up in Cleveland and now lives in Toronto.

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