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Mood and Anxiety Disorders as Early Manifestations of Medical Illness: A Systematic Review

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by Dolphin, Feb 17, 2015.

  1. Dolphin

    Dolphin Senior Member

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    Free full text: http://www.karger.com/Article/FullText/367913

     
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  2. Sidereal

    Sidereal Senior Member

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    That list looks quite incomplete to be honest.
     
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    Denise Senior Member

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    Thank you very much for posting this @Dolphin!
    Very interesting.
     
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    I find it interesting that both the psychiatrists in this article are arguing for underlying medical causes of mood and anxiety disorders. (One works at my future medical school of choice!) I don't like the random flux of my moods; anxiety that I can't find an underlying reason to have; and irritability that makes me snap at people without reason. On a brighter note, if I successfully become a neurologist, and my brother a neuro-psychiatrist maybe we can work together to destroy the stigma throughout the medical community that ME/CFS is psychological.
     
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    They will only cite things that have stronger evidence that they are aware of. Depression is most probably an illness response in many cases.

    This is one of the issues with the evidence based movement - while it does increase the soundness of the reasoning it does so in a biased way. It puts blinkers on the investigators. While evidence does need to be assessed as to reliability, even anecdotal evidence has value.
     

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