It is shameful that in American medicine the scientific discussion about this had been suppressed in favor of policy statements from activists in the psychiatric and pediatric associations. That the explosion of cases of what was originally very rare disorder is a classic social contagion is obvious to anyone with common sense, or who doesn’t have an axe to grind.

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I use “M.” like the French do, for Monsieur but ALSO for Mesdames and Mademoiselle EQUALLY. ALL CAPS are ITALICS.

TY (thank You), M. Keira Bell. I'm not sure how, exactly, You perceive Yourself. I suspect that You are one WHOLE lot stronger than You THINK You are.


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