Psychiatric Assessment of Patients with "20th Century Disease"

TitlePsychiatric Assessment of Patients with "20th Century Disease"
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1985
AuthorsStewart, D, Raskin, J
Date Published11/1985
PublisherCMAJ
Place PublishedOttawa
Notes

Stewart and Raskin ridicule patients by using straw men, sloppy sampling and hyperbole. Later, CMAJ editor told me it was the article for which they received the most complaints ever. Estimates range from 24,000 to 500,000 preventable Canadian deaths since the article was published.

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