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Nocebo is the scientific term for the creation of a negative expectation that results in reducing or negating the value of a treatment.
There was a high nocebo effect created by the fact that the drug has an extremely high risk for a combination of severe side effects including severe brain damage, impotancy, kidney failure, uncontrolable spasms, suicide, farting, diarrhea, serility, genetic mutations, birth defects, uncontrolable anger, sleep walking naked in front of large groups of people, cancerous lesions on the skin, ridecule from friends, quarantine and issolation for 6 months, etc.
by mlhiss March 30, 2008