3 Written Questions
3 Multiple Choice Questions
- The intentional production or feigning of physical or psychological signs or symptoms. Motivation is to assume the sick role. External incentives for the behavior is absent.
- Factitious Disorder with predominantly physical signs or symptoms. Often chronic
- 25-50% of people initially diagnosed with conversion disorder 6 months later developed a medical illness that could account for the initial symptom presentation.
2 True/False Questions
Explain the differential diagnosis among Malingering, Factitious Disorder, and a Somatoform Disorder. → History before the age of 30 of each of the following: 4 pain, 2 gastrointestinal, one sexual and one pseudoneurological
What are the Somatoform disorders of the DSM-IV-TR? → Individual and group psychotherapy. Treat any coexisting disorders.