The Environment and Mental Health: A Guide for Clinicians

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with a variety of similar symptom complexes such as chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia, noting that:

Such conditions often assume prominence in the mass communications media before their scientific dimensions have been established. Portrayed by the media as major public health problems, they emerge suddenly, accompanied by a groundswell of patients, support groups, and national advocacy organizations. Patients with these functional syndromes are often convinced that they have a specific occult disease . . ." (p. 1932)

This is the environment in which Gulf War Syndrome has developed, but individually or in small groups, we have found, like those who have treated similar ailments after previous wars, that patients can often be successfully reassured, treated, and pointed in a more positive direction.


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