Furthermore, Personality, Belief Systems, Cultures, etc. also have an effect on Physical Symptom Management.
Doctors know this and most choose to ignore this and just treat the symptoms, usually with medication. "Band-Aid Fixes"
So, Could Doctors be sued by omitting the Psychological/Emotional (Mind-Body) Component of Chronic Conditions, especially Chronic Pain? Could this be viewed as Malpractice?
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Disclaimer - Article is for information only and is not advice of any kind, especially not medical/legal advice.