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Distorting the Facts

Distorting by deliberate omission of data is referred to as malingering by dissimulation, but that is not the most common reason that information is missed. Remember that physical symptoms due to psychological factors are often unconscious. Patients may have no way to evaluate whether events in their present or past are distorting or influencing their …

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Religion

Religion: “2011 study (1) reports “that chronic pain is a devastating and widespread problem….a recent study of the …
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Catastrophic Injury

Catastrophic status is a legal term, not a medical one. All any clinician can provide in such cases is an assessment of permanent …
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Exacerbation

Even if a condition is pre-existing, the injury can always cause an exacerbation of the problem. Injury is a stressor. So …
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