Why do placebos get results, sometimes dramatically reducing the amount of medication required to get the same effect? Is it the psychosocial relationship with the therapist? Why should that come as a suprise? Is over reliance on prescription medicines causing a quiet epidemic of diminished wellbeing?
Its an integral part of any medicine that the patient should feel better. The maintainance of positive mood states need not be left to chance. It is possible to look at a framework of generally agreed human values.
why not add a quote from your culture?