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factitious disorder in children

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Woods
30 years experience Psychiatry
Unconscious Faking: Factitious disorders are psychiatric conditions in which a person acts as if there is a true illness by deliberately producing, faking, or exaggeratin ... Read More

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Infectious dis.: By laboratory tests through blood or urine or stool samples most often.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Factitious DO: Diagnosis is based on finding that the symptoms are feigned or made up, for secondary gain.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
25 years experience Clinical Psychology
Münchausen by proxy: Is a factitious disorder; it is the involuntary use of another individual to play the patient role. For example, false symptoms are produced in childr ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
22 years experience Psychiatry
Probably not: This diagnosis is difficult even for a professional. Factitious disorder is the intentional feigning of a disease or condition in order to assume the ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Stewart
44 years experience Clinical Psychology
Factitious disorder: Means the symptoms or complaint is deliberately faked or exaggerated because being sick is thought to have some real or imagined benefit. It is diffe ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Factitious DO: Neurosis is old term that is replaced by somatization do. Factitious do is one type of it.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
25 years experience Clinical Psychology
Older term...: Münchausen syndrome is an older term for factitious disorder.
A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See below: There need not be any abnormal lab results in a person with seizures. For factitious disorder, you may wish to consult this site and discuss the issue ... Read More

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