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The Allen Frances – Lucy Johnstone Debate

The Allen Frances – Lucy Johnstone Debate | Mislabeling medical illness | Scoop.it
“…may mislabel as mentally ill millions of normal enough people who would do better left alone.” ....
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Onward Through the Fog: NAAME Sends Letter to DHHS: Change ...

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“Such blurring of diagnostic categories will make it even more difficult to identify biological markers for this illness, and if they are not identified, many scientists will be persuaded that this illness is psychogenic.
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Multiple Sclerosis Research: Diagnosis. Mislabelling MS

Multiple Sclerosis Research: Diagnosis. Mislabelling MS | Mislabeling medical illness | Scoop.it
Despite being expedient and well-intentioned, labeling psychogenic symptoms with a medically inaccurate diagnosis, such as a “touch of MS,” constitutes a “therapeutic mislabeling” and sacrifices ethically important values incommensurate with the...
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DSM-5′s Somatic Symptom Disorder: From Medical Enigma to ...

DSM-5′s Somatic Symptom Disorder: From Medical Enigma to ... | Mislabeling medical illness | Scoop.it
Likewise, when a patient without an identifiable medical condition enters with similar complaints, they are also assessed and often treated for their reported symptoms. But sometimes, after careful .....
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DavidHealy.org | The dangers of assigning a psychosomatic diagnosis

DavidHealy.org | The dangers of assigning a psychosomatic diagnosis | Mislabeling medical illness | Scoop.it
This issue is particularly acute for female patients, who have long been mislabeled as “hysterical” or “suffering from menstrual stress”, or like fictional disorders. I sense that until psychosomatic diagnoses are widely understood to be ...
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Slightly Alive: My letter to APA on Somatic Symptom Disorder

Slightly Alive: My letter to APA on Somatic Symptom Disorder | Mislabeling medical illness | Scoop.it
The result is that patients with the most severe cases of this disease are forced into hiding, bereft of all medical care whatsoever. ... B.
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Fibromyalgia's History of Psychological Mislabeling | Natural Pain ...

Fibromyalgia's History of Psychological Mislabeling | Natural Pain ... | Mislabeling medical illness | Scoop.it
Especially those who worked for insurance companies, psychologists who have no business diagnosing this type of illness playing god to look good in the insurance companies eyes with the “I am getting you cut off your benefits” look in their faces.
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Renal Mitochondrial Cytopathies - Hindawi Publishing Corporation

Renal Mitochondrial Cytopathies - Hindawi Publishing Corporation | Mislabeling medical illness | Scoop.it
Exercise intolerance is a common complaint that is often mislabeled as “psychogenic,” “chronic fatigue syndrome,” or “rheumatic fibromyalgia” [15]. Central nervous ..... View at Scopus; R. Hameed, F. Raafat, P.
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Mislabeling Medical Illness As Mental Disorder - Trigeminal ...

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While pain and depression are often co-morbid in chronic pain patients, I have seen no body of evidence that supports the existence of any such medical entity as so-called "psychogenic pain". I speculate that depression is ...
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