placebo-control study

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placebo-control study

a study comparing the relation cause-effect into two groups, where one receive the real treatment and the other one a placebo (a treatment with no effects). The scope is to observe medical and/ or behavioral effects in both groups, that are supposed not knowing if they are receiving the real treatment or not.

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