January 29, 2011 by cfssufferer:
The demeaning illness name that literally applies to 7 billion people worldwide in ‘fatigue’ is perhaps the most malicious misnomer in the English language. Such a large portion of the trivialisation of this illness (and perhaps lack of medical inroads into this illness) is a consequence of the literally interpreted nomenclature: ‘chronic fatigue syndrome.’ The condescending and antiquated jibes stemming from the psych lobby are another gloomy face of this illness.
Much like the ‘God of the gaps’ theory, I call the psych lobby’s assertions ‘the gaps of the illnesses.’ When one ‘psychosomatic’ illness is proven beyond doubt to be purely biological- there domain narrows… I wait for the day that ME/CFS is removed from their realm. Read more>>