Gee, another '15 minutes of fame' syndrome. Probably a lot of self-reflection on the part of the psycho-logist, the field of egoism and narcissum. And from the land of lemmings.
Seems you dont care for physcology, Wesley? Is that way science is done now, BTW? I didnt know name-calling had got back such academic respectablity!
I guess I don't see the point of bringing up this 'false hope' subject. It doesn't mesh with what we are doing on this board .....
IMHO the point is **not** negative. It is, again IMHO, positive about how we can enjoy REAL hope in the medicines, therapies, research programmes etc. by being vigilant and cautious and watchful for the snake oil salesman. So you see I think there is a point in bringing this up in this forum and I'm not going to be bullied into silence.
.... and the progress we are seeing in MS research.
Hmmmm. So there's no bad research in the MS field, no dead-ends and no prima-donnas and no pharma-cos out there wanting a quick profit. Listen everyone, "THEY ARE ALL GOOD GUYS!"
'faddy diets one sees in magazines and cheap TV programmes', is that the scientific literature she cites?
That, as was quite clear, was me gving a brief and accrurate intro.
I am what I am (which at the moment is pissed off!)