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Ask any woman, and she’ll likely tell you she’s experienced being disbelieved by a medical doctor. From the ancient Greek origins of the word hysteria, to current gender-bias training in medical schools, the history of medical gaslighting is long and oftentimes tragic.

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Portrait of Edgar Gomez
Photo: Courtesy Black Mountain Institute
Illustration: Ryan Vellinga
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