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.
- There are 7: Somatization Disorder, Undifferentiated Somatoform Disorder, Conversion Disorder, Pain Disorder, Hypochondriasis, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Somatoform Disorder NOS
- Give an example. Yes. For example, a patient can have genuine seizures and develop pseudo seizures.
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
Munchausen Syndrome? → Factitious Disorder with predominantly physical signs or symptoms. Often chronic