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Exact name of the cognitive disorder

nsdn

Senior Member
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Hi. In Spain, doctors put:

Mild Cognitive Impairment

This does not help for legal matters.

Is there any other official name more friendly with the courts?

Thank you.
 
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Location
Toronto, ON
Olla
I had a neurologist apply a similarly unhelpful 'diagnosis'. My full diagnosis to the CCC definition for CFS, with the specialist detailing specific aspects that make employment impossible was more helpful.

I wish you well in your battle. I hope that you can get justice.
 

IThinkImTurningJapanese

Senior Member
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Location
Japan
Hi. In Spain, doctors put:

Mild Cognitive Impairment

This does not help for legal matters.

Is there any other official name more friendly with the courts?

Thank you.

This organization may be able to assist you with that, their e-mail address is at the end of the article. :)

Catalonia leads the way in Spain
The Catalan Parliament, the legislative assembly for the region which includes Spain’s second largest city of Barcelona, this week accepted a proposition from its citizens with ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia (FM) which could transform the way services are provided in the region to people with ME/CFS/FM and ensure fairer treatment by the medical community.

Prominent Catalonian ME/CFS/FM advocate Clare Valverde describes the the move as "the first step towards a world-first". She acknowledges The UK ME Alliance’s 2005 report Early Diagnosis: Delay Harms Health (leader author: Dr Charles Shepherd) as a heavily-quoted key reference source.

This is what she says: