Jeannette’s blog talks about NIH’s latest psychologizer who was appointed Lead Clinical Investigator of the PI-CFS study.
“Psychologizers do not confine themselves to any one school of psychology. They snatch parts of any and all psychological theories they see fit.” – The Voice of Reason: Essays in Objectivist Thought by Ayn Rand.
NIH has tapped Dr. Brian Walitt as the lead clinical investigator for its intramural study “Post-Infectious Myalgic Encephalomyopathy/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.” (For terminology, please see the end of the post.)
Only a few months ago—in September 2015—Dr. Walitt gave an interview at a rheumatology conference about his conference presentation on fibromyalgia: “Tilting at Windmills (a rational approach to fibromyalgia).” Rarely have I seen anything less rational than Dr. Walitt’s interview. You simply must watch it because those nine minutes will make you wonder if you mixed up your thyroid meds with some left-over Quaaludes. There is not even a pretense of scientific thinking. The interview illustrates what NIH has in store for us. Watch it, really let it sink it and then tell me that it doesn’t scare the pants off of you. Share it!
Walitt’s claims lack even an inkling of science. In the demeanor of a hokey cult leader…
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