Psychiatrist Dr. Henderson: proponents of the biopsychosocial model do not want to accept the evidence that ME/CFS is a physical disease and their model is wrong
Dr. Thomas Henderson - September 2016 @ psychiatryadvisor.com:
In conclusion, we appear to be entering the type of shake-up in the field that Thomas Kuhn referred to as a “paradigm shift.”7 All of the elements are there.
A well-established concept about a phenomenon fails to account for a growing number of non-conforming bits of evidence. The examination of the bits of evidence reveals a new theoretical model that better explains the phenomenon.
Lastly, the resistance by the established community (in this case the medical community) to give up the old paradigm generates attacks on those who promulgate the new theoretical model, dismissal of the evidence that does not fit the old paradigm, and dogmatic rigidity. Only with great effort is the new paradigm recognized and accepted as correct. We shall see...