Does Health and Counseling ever prescribe placebo instead of mental health medication?
No, we do not do this, and as far as we know, this is not done by other agencies either. Placebos are mainly used for research purposes in order to determine if a particular medication is more effective than a neutral agent, AKA placebo. Also, in the case of research, participants are fully informed that they may receive a placebo and are required to consent to this prior to proceeding with the study. (Posted September 2005) I am struggling with confidence problems. These problems are always there, but are intensified when I am here at school around lots of people my age. When I’m sitting in class, especially at the beginning of the semester, I compare myself to others and tend to feel as though I don’t measure up. I feel unsure of myself, and I worry about how others see me. When I think about this logically, I know that I shouldn’t have a problem with confidence. I have always received compliments about my sweet and welcoming personality, and I am often complimented on the way that I