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Somatoform Disorders: A Medicolegal Guide

Jon Streltzer, MD

Published: August 15, 2005

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With evidence-based medicine increasingly dominating ourhealing art, it is easy to forget that diagnostic categories andtreatment approaches have historical and philosophical roots.Our basic premises affect the methods of studies and the interpretationof results. This is most certainly the case with conditionssuch as chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, chronic pain, andconversion disorders.’ ‹

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Volume: 66

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