This personifies Anthony Weetman’s assertion that hypothyroid sufferers are infact suffering from somatoform disorders.
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NHS England: Pilot of Enhanced GP Management of Patients with Medically Unexplained Symptoms
NHS Barnet Clinical Commissioning Group
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Note the use of the term “Bodily Distress Syndrome (BDS)” despite the lack of a body of evidence to support the validity, reliability, safety and clinical utility of the application of the BSD construct* in primary care.
Note also, the list of illnesses under the definition of “MUS”: Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, Somatic Anxiety/Depression, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME), Post-viral Fatigue Syndrome.
*For information on the Fink et al concept of “Bodily Distress Syndrome” see Part Two of Dx Revision Watch Post: ICD-11 Beta draft and BDD, Per Fink and Bodily Distress Syndrome
22 May 2013
PILOT OF ENHANCED GP MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS…
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