Psychiatry: Factitious Disorders and Malingering

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Psychiatry: Factitious Disorders and Malingering
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2013-02-05 15:17:33
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Psychiatry Factitious Disorders Malingering
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Psychiatry Factitious Disorders and Malingering
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  1. Intentional production or feigning of physical or psychological signs or symptoms.
    Factitious disorder
  2. Motivation for Factitious Disorder
    Assume the sick role
  3. Malingering Disorder Motivation
    External incentives (ie. economic gain, avoiding legal responsibility, or improving physical well-being)
  4. Deliberate disease simulation with a specific goal.
    Malingering Disorder

    *Not a medical-psychiatric diagnosis

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