The ME/CFS Stigma
Carol Schmid examines what it is about the nature of ME/CFS that makes it likely to generate skepticism.
Despite ME/CFS being an illness so severe that it has been found to cause a poorer quality of life than any major illness including cancer, its sufferers continue to be disbelieved, shamed and abandoned by doctors, friends and family.
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