It's a cruel cowardly fraud.
While also being told that we are obsessed by our symptoms, too self-pitying, too attention seeking, etc.
I think that is generally true of medicine. Very good at diagnosing and treating things they already know how to diagnose and treat.
Absolutely. All medico-legal assessments, in all circumstances.
The threat of being caught out is the only way to keep assessors even vaguely honest.
I will make a prediction: If there is ever a genuine cure for ME we will see the vast majority of patients quickly become active and...
Meta-regression analyses demonstrated no effect of... ...study quality on effect sizes.
I am more than a little suspicious of that.
I don't wish it upon other disease groups, but the massive over reach currently underway from the BPS empire builders is likely to (eventually)...
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Well, that advice certainly tells us something, just not about patients.
This stuff is increasingly solipsistic madness. A formalised insanity,...
Does getting one of the currently available vaccines have any implications for getting another (different better) one later on?
Indirectly by piggy backing on COVID studies.
Only if you are dead.
As I have said before, if you are having to concentrate so hard on marketing, then your product probably stinks.
BAD is a treatable disease, however, the delay in diagnosis causes a significant increase in the diagnostic care cost as well as affecting the...
I have mixed feelings about it. Could be our big break, albeit indirectly.
Could also be used by the BPS crowd to entrench their power. Which...
Yep. It is now purely a marketing and political exercise to save the arses and incomes.
No denying they are experts at something. Pity it is bootstrapping and gaslighting.
I still find their shameless blatant hypocrisy breathtaking.
From Mr Tuller's post:
Exactly. It is their standard operating procedure: make a brief note of the limitation, then ignore it in their...
The opportunity costs of the BPS frolic have been huge. Including, more recently, the lack of preparedness for Long COVID. Imagine how much better...
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