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.
- Give an example. Yes. For example, a patient can have genuine seizures and develop pseudo seizures.
- There are 7: Somatization Disorder, Undifferentiated Somatoform Disorder, Conversion Disorder, Pain Disorder, Hypochondriasis, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Somatoform Disorder NOS
2 True/False questions
How do you treat somatoform disorders? → Individual and group psychotherapy. Treat any coexisting disorders.
What percentage of people with Conversion disorder go on to develop a true medical disorder? → History before the age of 30 of each of the following: 4 pain, 2 gastrointestinal, one sexual and one pseudoneurological