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From: cindy shruhan <email@example.com> To: Multiple recipients of list ADHESIONS <firstname.lastname@example.org> Sent: Monday, February 03, 2003 7:41 AM Subject: Re: Pseudoaddiction is an iatrogenic (i.e., doctor-induced) syndrome caused by undermedication of pain.
> At Mon, 3 Feb 2003, Helen Dynda wrote:
> >X> VALIDATE YOUR PAIN ! Exposing the Chronic Pain Cover-Up (Paperback -
May 2002) ... by Alan F. Chino, Ph.D. and Corinne D. Davis, M.D. Below are a few excerpts from this book - regarding pseudoaddiction..... > >
> >HAVE YOU BEEN TREATED LIKE AN ADDICT?
> >Page 106:
> >" Pseudoaddiction is an iatrogenic (i.e., doctor-induced) syndrome caused
by undermedication of pain." > >
> > Page 107:
> >" This syndrome is called pseudoaddiction because of the striking
resemblance of the behavior pattern to that of truly addicted individuals..." > >
> >" The difference is that, in the case of pseudoaddiction, the person is
driven by a need and desire for genuine pain relief." > >
> >"...pseudoaddiction results from undertreatment of a medical condition."
> >" Patients like Joe suffer from severe pain and no one believes them!
They are treated like third-class citizens. They are condemned by their families, the medical establishment, our "watchdog" state and federal agencies, and society at large. They are unfairly mislabeled as addicts." > >
> >"...many a chronic pain patient has been harmed emotionally and
physically by the inappropriate use of "12-step" techniques (Alcoholics Anonymous) for the treatment of pseudoaddiction." > >
> >X X X X
> >X> VALIDATE YOUR PAIN ! Exposing the Chronic Pain Cover-Up ( Paperback -
May 2002 ) ... by Alan F. Chino, Ph.D. and Corinne D. Davis, M.D. > >
> >.....Enter: http://www.amazon.com/ .....at " SEARCH " - Click from: "
All Products " to " Books ".....Enter: Validate Your Pain!.....Click: GO!.....at # 1 - click on the title of this book. > >.....BOOK INFORMATION (left side)..... Click - and scroll down - to learn
more about this book: editorial reviews & customer reviews > >
> >.....RECENTLY VIEWED ITEMS (left side).....Click: Validate Your Pain!
Exposing the Chronic Pain Cover-Up.....Click: LOOK INSIDE.....Click: 22 sample pages. > >
> >I HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS BOOK!!
> >Helen D.
> MY ANGEL HELEN, THIS IS OUTSTANDING, AND IM ASKING THAT ALL MEMBERS READ
> THIS, AS IM SURE WE HAVE ALL SUFFERED FROM THIS ARE YOU AN ADDICT,
> OFCOURSE I SAVED IT, BUT I KNOW I SO APPRECIATE ALL YOUR CONTINUED HARD
> WORK YOU DO FOR US ALL..THANKS, GREAT STUFF ONCE AGAIN..WITH MUCH LOVE
> TO YOU, CINDY SHRUHAN email@example.com
> I'M VISUALLY IMPAIRED, I NEED THE CAP'S IN ORDER TO TYPE, NOT TO OFFEND
ANYONE..THANKS FOR UNDERSTANDING... >