Fibromyalgia (FM), chronic fatigue, & other iatrogenic diagnostic algorithms. Do some labels escalate illness in vulnerable patients?

Contemporary medicine has the sophistication to identify the
clinical settings in which the hunt for a diagnosis can be
harmful to a patient's health. Which patients are best served
by a prolonged search for a cause? Why has the disease-illness
paradigm backfired for so many patients? Dr Hadler challenges
readers to look at the difficult questions linked with
diagnostic labels that might teach patients to stay sick.

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