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novembersong
novembersong
I am with CazNZ in asking who indeed has paid for this so called information-study-paper? He who pays the piper calls the tune, something we are all too sadly aware of. Speaking personally, I find this a great worry as it was not that long ago that early papers written by Simon Wessley discrediting CFS/ME and Gulf War Syndrome as being a personality disorder rather than having an organic cause had been put into archives far away from the public gaze. Hardly surprising as diagnostic procedures have advanced considerably and proved him WRONG. Has he learned nothing, or is he being paid so much he simply could not turn it down? The mind boggles. Sir Simon is clearly unwell.
6 years ago
CazNZ
CazNZ
I really wonder who funded this research by Wessely and colleagues. Ridiculous! Who wants social isolation, fear, pain, lost career, lost love relationships, grrrrr. He obviously didn't do much of a study.

I went to a restaurant yesterday for the first time since 2006 and ordered some food. Only hard boiled eggs and a pot of camomile tea (still have food intolerances) but I was out with friends and others who didn't know me. No mask, no panic, no reaction to perfumes and the automatic fly spray. If Wessely etc., could have monitored my feelings of joy, and for the matter any person who is recovery from MCS, they would know it was the exact opposite.
7 years ago
Jodie
Jodie
I agree its the fact that it was published in the RSM. Did anyone look at those who have recovered or even partly recovered and noticed how happy they were .??? Bizarre. I know a few highly qualified medics who are very cynical about the shenanigans behind peer reviewed published research, it's made me wary too, it supposed to be a gold standard but there's some very dubious practises going behind the scenes with some of it, sadly.
7 years ago
Maff
Maff
It seems the "sceptics" are really getting desperate now. If all else fails...compare MCS and ES sufferers to 3rd Century hermits without any logical basis for such a comparison!

The fact this was published in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine boggles the mind. There is no logic, reason or science in this paper. Whatever happened to peer review?
7 years ago