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No, it is not a fictitious disease. There are people with such an affliction.
The problem lies in ascribing it to so many who do not have it.
It is no more a fiction than many other mental dis-eases (that is what the word is about) who manage to cope without pharmaceuticals, with better self-management and control, and successfully USE to accomplish their life goals.
But there is a strong tendency to assume disease in people, by people themselves and by others on the periphery of their...