The use of placebos in psychiatry: a response to the draft document prepared by the Tri-Council Working Group. Canadian College of Neuropsychopharmacology

J Psychiatry Neurosci. 1996 Jul;21(4):235-8.


This article is a position paper of the Canadian College of Neuropsychopharmacology (CCNP). It was approved unanimously at a meeting of the CCNP Council on June 2, 1996, and at the CCNP Annual General Business Meeting on June 4, 1996.

Publication types

  • Guideline
  • Practice Guideline

MeSH terms

  • Ethics, Medical*
  • Humans
  • Mentally Ill Persons*
  • Placebos*
  • Psychiatry*
  • Research


  • Placebos