Read the whole article here: No Brain, No Pain: It Is In the Mind, So Test Results Can Make It Worse
This article is another example of “Really?” Did we need researchers to tell us what we not only see every day in the sharp end of private practice but we know as common sense in our daily lives. As if we didn’t know that telling someone some bad news about their test/scan results would affect their prognosis! Tell me something I didn’t know, please. External Validity = Nil. What do you think?