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They reject _________ explanations and prefer _________ explanations for their difficulties.

They reject psychological explanations and prefer biomedical explanations for their difficulties.

(secondary gain an issue)

Individuals with SSD are so tuned into their bodes that they tend to view _______ as abnormal

Individuals with SSD are so tuned into their bodes that they tend to view NORMAL as abnormal.

Sick role and disability:

What % of cases of Fibromyalgia in the US are on disability payments?

27.

What is the stance of SSD’s on self-help groups?

Self-help groups++

What is the media’s role in SSD’s?

Sensationalized media coverage, e.g., Gulf War, silicone breast implants.

SSDs tend to be ___________ conditions:

Overlapping.

Healthcare professionals are often pressured by misguided patients to ____________ physical illness

We can be pressured by misguided patients to
over diagnose physical illness.

Advocacy groups often pressure name changes for disorders despite objective evidence. Give an example:

The name change of CFS to chronic immune
dysfunction syndrome occurred due to the
intervention of advocacy groups, despite the
lack of evidence of immune dysfunction in the
condition.

We can be pressured by misguided patients to overdiagnose physical illness.

Shorter’s historical view- 1

Historical eras and culture shape the ____ and
_______.

Historical eras and culture shape the mind and
symptoms

Shorter’s historical view- 1

The ________ considers some symptoms legitimate and
others illegitimate

The CULTURE considers some symptoms legitimate and others illegitimate.

Shorter’s historical view- 1

As symptom legitimacy changes, what happens?

As symptom legitimacy changes, people produce
different symptoms