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.
- Give an example. Yes. For example, a patient can have genuine seizures and develop pseudo seizures.
- History before the age of 30 of each of the following: 4 pain, 2 gastrointestinal, one sexual and one pseudoneurological
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? → 25-50% of people initially diagnosed with conversion disorder 6 months later developed a medical illness that could account for the initial symptom presentation.