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A study in psychological mislabelling: The rise and (protracted) fall of psychogenic fibromyalgia
This article provides a brief history of the psychogenic model of fibromyalgia from its origins in the late 1800s to its undoing a century later. Psychogenic fibromyalgia reached a high watermark in the 1930s in the anecdotal ...
Psychological mislabeling of chronic pain: Lessons from migraine in the 20th century
(Future Medicine, 2016-11-24)
Migraine and many other medical disorders were viewed as psychological problems in disguise for much of the 20th century. Starting with Freud, psychoanalytically oriented practitioners described a complex of unconscious ...