therapeutic optimism

ther·a·peu·tic op·ti·mism

a belief in the efficacy of drugs and other therapeutic agents in the treatment of diseases.
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Grady, "Misunderstanding in Clinical Research: Distinguishing Therapeutic Misconception, Therapeutic Misestimation, and Therapeutic Optimism," IRB: Ethics & Human Research 25 (2003): 11-16.
In an era of therapeutic optimism and belief in the healing powers of brief psychological therapies, the plight of people with severe and enduring eating disorders remains a neglected topic.
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