Collaborative development of an innovative provocation protocol in studying electrohypersensitivity

Last updated on 2-7-2019 by Maryse Ledent

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Introduction Electrohypersensitivity syndrome (EHS) constitutes a relatively new public health issue. It is characterised by a variety of non-specific symptoms that are attributed to electromagnetic fields (EMF) by electrohypersensitive people (EHP). However, despite the great distress of certain individuals, symptoms cannot be objectively attributed to EMF so far: epidemiology and provocation studies have not allowed yet establishing a direct causal link with the appearance of symptoms (Rubin et al., 2010, 2011). Some researchers concluded that the nocebo effect is the probable cause…

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