The patient pauses nervously and
Doctor in an amused voice
No Doc. The patient pleads.
The doctor cautiously stutters:
“The Patient has an extremely rare disorder in lay terms called Persistent Diagnosis Seeker Syndrome which causes him to continuously seek out the answer of what is wrong. Upon finding the”
The doctor drops to the floor.
The patient picks up the note from the hand of the fallen doctor and trembling with gun in hand, continues nervously to read the note.
“diagnosis, he is greatly disappointed and may become confused and violent."
"It is important that this note is not seen by the patient a he may kill the person that informs him of the diagnosis and at the slightest suggestion may commit suicide”.
Copyright 2007 V. Gardiakos