Archive for the ‘misdiagnosis’ Category

hEDS researchers explain clinician-associated trauma

Posted on August 31, 2023

This is the second article in our series covering psychological medical trauma. The first article provided an introduction to what concepts of psychological medical trauma exist and the newly-created concept of clinician-associated trauma. It also introduced a study regarding hEDS patients and clinician-associated trauma. This article will look deeper into the details of this study […]

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EDS & Psychological Medical Trauma: An Introduction

Posted on August 20, 2023

[Content warning: trauma, PTSD, mental healthcare, negative clinician behavior, difficult medical encounters] Have you ever read something that left you speechless? I have so many thoughts and feelings about this article – ones that I can’t express with any sort of coherence at the time. What I can say: clinicians READ THIS (finger pointing down […]

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Mitch Martow on his EDS journey and the documentary Bend or Break

Posted on December 22, 2022

For our January Chronic Pain Partners Post, journalist Karina Sturm spoke with Mitch Martow, an EDS advocate from Toronto, Canada. Martow is best known for being the focus of the 2021 released Canadian EDS documentary Bend or Break. In this interview, you’ll get close to Martow and his humorous side while he shares how he […]

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Misdiagnoses Happen. Medical Gaslighting Should Not

Posted on June 15, 2021

By Anne Maitland Allergy & ImmunologyMar 16, 2020 Click here for the Original source of this article   Op-Med is a collection of original articles contributed by Doximity members. As a non-psychiatrist, I really cannot tell you the difference between the diagnoses of hypochondriasis, malingering, Munchausen/Munchausen by proxy, or the disorders of conversion and somatization. […]

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