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What is an example of quackery and self-fulfilling phophecy?

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Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Suggestibility

If you are told that if you pray long and hard good things will come your way.
Soko gokai.

In brief: Suggestibility

If you are told that if you pray long and hard good things will come your way.
Soko gokai.
Dr. Robert Marvit
Dr. Robert Marvit
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology

In brief: A familiar ploy

You come to an unscientific practitioner complaining of shoulder pain.
You get a bogus exam, a learned and concerned and caring look, and then you hear -- "has the other shoulder started hurting yet?".

In brief: A familiar ploy

You come to an unscientific practitioner complaining of shoulder pain.
You get a bogus exam, a learned and concerned and caring look, and then you hear -- "has the other shoulder started hurting yet?".
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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