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Another example of claim of a 'cure' - Reverse Therapy and Mickel Therapy

Discussion in 'Psychosomatic theories and treatments discussions' started by Sly Saint, Feb 16, 2020.

  1. Sly Saint

    Sly Saint Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    one for trading standards?
    @Russell Fleming

    eta:
    The reason I posted this is because it explicitly says on the website

    "The long awaited cure."


    http://www.mickeltherapy.com/
     
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    Amw66 Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    I have a friend with CF who spent a fortune last year on Mickel therapy.

    She no longer has CF, but remains tired and limited. Sound familiar?
     
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    Skimming through it and it's basically the same content as the NHS-IAPT/FND, mind-body stuff. Which makes sense, when medical authorities make stuff up it's only natural for people whose job also happens to be making stuff up will just use it as is since it's basically accepted as valid clinical evidence.

    Seriously check it out, it's roughly the same content as what IAPT teaches about ME. It's basically identical to what Chalder, Sharpe and the rest have been saying, just adapted as a commercial product.

    So now alternative medicine simply has to copy-paste from "clinical evidence" and sell their own branded pseudoscience. Is there even a line between alternative medicine and actual medicine anymore? There isn't even a need to modify the content, it's already ready-made for a pseudoscience belief system, it literally was created this way.

    Good job, BPS people. Not only are you preparing the ground for the golden age of medical pseudoscience, it will literally use your own stuff in the process! Ain't that great? IAPT is basically a white label commercial pseudoscience factory. Now that is a mindbender.
     
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    Moderator note: Some posts have been moved to this thread in the members area.
     
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    There is truly a market for desperate people. The claims of recovery can be marketed. It can be a therapy, a device that is sold or rented, it can be a diet, supplements. It could also be a diagnostic test (live blood analysis, anyone? hair testing?). It’s been going on for decades.
     
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