Fibromyalgia and the therapeutic domain. A philosophical study on the origins of fibromyalgia in a specific social setting.

@article{Hazemeijer2003FibromyalgiaAT,
  title={Fibromyalgia and the therapeutic domain. A philosophical study on the origins of fibromyalgia in a specific social setting.},
  author={I Hazemeijer and Johannes J. Rasker},
  journal={Rheumatology},
  year={2003},
  volume={42 4},
  pages={507-15}
}
OBJECTIVES Fibromyalgia has always attracted controversy. Wolfe states that fibromyalgia will always exist regardless of the name given to the syndrome. Hadler describes fibromyalgia as a form of illness behaviour escalated by labelling. However, we believe that fibromyalgia, as other functional somatic syndromes, is not waiting below the surface until it becomes manifest by labelling. METHODS We developed our hypothesis on the relationship between a specific social setting (called the… CONTINUE READING
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