Lyme disease lobbyists slam new research project

The treatment is like telling patients their problems are 'all in their heads', say the lobbyists

Lyme disease lobbyists have attacked a research project involving the use of CBT to treat patients who believe their illnesses are related to tick bites, saying it is akin to telling patients their problems are “all in their heads”.

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Grants worth $3 million have been awarded to research teams in Melbourne and Perth to investigate the cluster of chronic symptom frequently linked to tick bites, ranging from fatigue and arthritis to neurological problems.

One research team will be tasked with tracking physical and psychological symptoms in 1000