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Great article by author Toni Bernhard J.D. in Psychology Today

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by Nielk, Apr 11, 2011.

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    I thought that was a very good article. I think we've all had those moments when we have to decide whether or not to use the dreaded "chronic fatigue syndrome" name. And I bet we've all seen that look when someone --especially a doctor-- disengages from us when we do.

    I think the people who are trying to fight the stigma by publicly saying "I have this" are heroes. It shouldn't have to take courage, but it does.
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    Yes, Toni describes the stigma of having this illness very well. I'm sure we have all encountered similar situations
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    Just fyi from what I can see this is her blog posting, not in the magazine--right?

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