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Haslam D. Haslam’s view: Being given a diagnosis helps patients move on. Practitioner Nov 2019;263(1831):31

Being given a diagnosis helps patients move on

25 Nov 2019Registered users

Having a name for a condition may help the patient come to terms with what is going on. Patients with Parkinson’s disease may curse its existence. However, having a name for their disease allows them to feel a sense of belonging with other sufferers, reducing isolation if not bringing cure.

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