contested illness

(noun) “[An] illnesses that is questioned or considered questionable by some medical professionals” (OpenStax College 2012).

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  • Plural: contested illnesses

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References

OpenStax College. 2012. The Social Construction of Health. Connexions, May 18, 2012. (http://cnx.org/content/m42927/1.2/).