Paranormal health claims

@article{Skrabanek2005ParanormalHC,
  title={Paranormal health claims},
  author={Petr Skrabanek},
  journal={Experientia},
  year={2005},
  volume={44},
  pages={303-309}
}
Faith in paranormal cures has always been the last hope of many sufferers from chronic or incurable diseases. Magico-religious rituals of healing are still around, but some have been replaced by pseudo-scientific systems, thinly disguising old superstitions in new obscurantism, more appealing to the half-educated. in medical quackery, inventiveness seems to be limitless, and only the main paranormal healing systems can be reviewed here. The increasing popularity of ‘alternative’ healing… Expand
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