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Gaslighting by proxy

When visuals can’t overcome medical bias

Gaslight (verb): to manipulate (someone) by psychological means into questioning their own sanity

I recently took on a health history visualization client, a friend of a friend, through my startup Pictal Health. I’d been on hiatus from this kind of 1-on-1 work, but this case was interesting. The patient was struggling with muscle…

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Katie McCurdy

Katie McCurdy

Designer and researcher focusing on healthcare; founder of Pictal Health; autoimmune patient; chocolate-eater. katiemccurdy.com and pictalhealth.com