The End ME/CFS Project: History Taking Root
The history books record that in the nineteenth century Louis Pasteur formulated a “germ theory” of microbes as the causative agents of disease, and thus revolutionized medicine. His findings, along with his contemporary, John Snow (who linked cholera to infected water supply),...
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Slate book review: Is Psychiatry Dishonest? And if so, is it a noble lie?

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  1. A.B.

    A.B. Senior Member

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    If you can come up with a plausible system where financial rewards are tied to *curing* patients then you have essentially the answer to most of these problems.
     
  2. alex3619

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    As an eventual solution that might be workable, but as an interim solution, with medical science still trying to figure out what is going on, I think its unworkable. In any case thats one of the points of evidence based medicine - to promote what is acceptable and shown to work, and criticize what doesn't work. However EBM has major problems that are not being fixed currently.
     

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