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Consciousness-Pathology Relationship: Formation of Health and Disease via Psychological Suggestion

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DOI: 10.23977/medsc.2023.040805 | Downloads: 6 | Views: 313


Chun Liao 1


1 College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Twin City, Illinois, USA

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Chun Liao


This article explores the intricate relationship between consciousness and pathology, emphasizing the premise that the formation of health and disease is predominantly influenced at the psychological suggestion level. Through a comprehensive review of literature and case studies, including those from recent times, we examine the impact of psychological factors on physical health outcomes. The paper provides a detailed analysis of how consciousness, through mechanisms like the placebo effect, can significantly alter the course of diseases. We delve into the scientific basis behind this phenomenon, scrutinizing various studies and experiments that shed light on this complex interplay. The discussion extends to practical applications in medical practice, ethical considerations, and potential future implications. This article aims to offer a nuanced understanding of how psychological suggestion shapes our health, emphasizing its significance in both the formation and treatment of diseases.


Consciousness, Pathology, Psychological Suggestion, Health Formation, Disease Formation, Placebo Effect, COVID-19 Pandemic


Chun Liao, Consciousness-Pathology Relationship: Formation of Health and Disease via Psychological Suggestion. MEDS Clinical Medicine (2023) Vol. 4: 28-34. DOI:


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