In previous posts here, here and here I describe how patients diagnosed with Myalgic Encephalomylitis (ME) are continuously misrepresented, smeared and gaslighted by a propoganda machine at the Science Media Centre. In a relentless barrage of distorted messaging, the propoganda never stops flowing. From there, it is fed by mainstream media to the general public.Continue reading “The Propoganda Never Stops”
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Science Propoganda for the Media: The Case of ME
Definition: us / ˌprɑp·əˈɡæn·də / information or ideas that are spread by an organized group or government to influence people’s opinions, esp. by not giving all the facts or by secretly emphasizing only one way of looking at the facts (Definition of propaganda from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press). How does oneContinue reading “Science Propoganda for the Media: The Case of ME”
‘Converging Evidence of Similar Symptomatology of ME/CFS and PASC Indicating Multisystemic Dyshomeostasis’
Published on 11 January 2023 in Biomedicines at: https://www.mdpi.com/2227-9059/11/1/180
Treatment Harms To Patients With Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
David F Marks Preprint https://www.qeios.com/read/XUG3PT.2 Abstract Despite evidence of physiological and cellular abnormalities in myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME)/chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), the dominant therapeutic approach has been cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) and graded exercise therapy (GET). Patients report distress and dissatisfaction following healthcare encounters based on GET and CBT. A significant body of research suggests thatContinue reading “Treatment Harms To Patients With Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome”
Covid-19: WHO urges action as 17 million long covid cases are estimated in Europe
Reproduced from the BMJ 2022; 378 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.o2232 (Published 14 September 2022) Cite this as: BMJ 2022;378:o2232 By Jacqui Wise PLEASE NOTE: THE ABOVE ILLUSTRATION WAS ADDED BY DFM AND NOT A PART OF THE ORIGINAL BMJ ARTICLE. An estimated 17 million people experienced long covid in the first two years of the pandemic inContinue reading “Covid-19: WHO urges action as 17 million long covid cases are estimated in Europe”
The PACE Trial: A Catalogue of Errors
What was the PACE Trial? Rarely in the history of clinical medicine have doctors and patients been placed so bitterly at loggerheads. The dispute had been a long time coming. Thirty years ago, a few psychiatrists and psychologists offered a hypothesis based on a Psychological Theory in which ME/CFS is constructed as a psychosocial illness. AccordingContinue reading “The PACE Trial: A Catalogue of Errors”
Psychology – Science or Delusion?
‘Mass Delusion’ Psychology is full of theories, not ‘General Theories’, but ‘Mini-Theories’ or ‘Models’. Most Mini-Theories/Models are wrong. Unfortunately these incorrect theories and models often persist in everyday practice. This happens because Psychologists are reluctant to give up their theories. These incorrect theories then act like ‘mass delusions’, which can have consequences for others, especiallyContinue reading “Psychology – Science or Delusion?”
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