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Reliability of self-reported diagnoses in patients with neurologically unexplained symptoms
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    • Shih-Cheng Liao, Psychiatrist
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    Dear Editor,

    That diagnosis of disorders in patients with neurologically unexplained symptoms can have questionable reliability has been previously reported.[1] When considering diagnostic accuracy and the medicolegal issues relating to diagnostic accuracy in these cases, alternative sources of medical information are important. However, carefully listening to the medical history as told by the patients themselves st...

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