3 Written questions
3 Multiple choice questions
- Malingering and Factitious Disorder are conscious production of psych / physical signs / symptoms whereas Somatoform Disorders are unconscious production.
- Individual and group psychotherapy. Treat any coexisting disorders.
- Give an example. Yes. For example, a patient can have genuine seizures and develop pseudo seizures.
2 True/False questions
What is Factitious Disorder? → 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.
What are the Somatoform disorders of the DSM-IV-TR? → Individual and group psychotherapy. Treat any coexisting disorders.