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  1. A Concerning Display of Medical Indifference: Reply to ‘Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and an Illness-Focused Approach to Care: Controversy, Morality and Paradox’.Diane O'Leary - 2020 - Medical Humanities 46 (4):e4-e4.
    In ‘Chronic fatigue syndrome and an illness-focused approach to care: controversy, morality and paradox’, authors Michael Sharpe and Monica Greco begin by characterising myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome as illness-without-disease. On that basis they ask why patients reject treatments for illness-without-disease, and they answer with a philosophical idea. Whitehead’s ‘bifurcation of nature’, they suggest, still dominates public and professional thinking, and that conceptual confusion leads patients to reject the treatment they need. A great deal has occurred, however, since Whitehead characterised his (...)
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