3 Written questions
3 Multiple choice questions
- History before the age of 30 of each of the following: 4 pain, 2 gastrointestinal, one sexual and one pseudoneurological
- Individual and group psychotherapy. Treat any coexisting disorders.
- Factitious Disorder with predominantly physical signs or symptoms. Often chronic
2 True/False questions
What percentage of people with Conversion disorder go on to develop a true medical disorder? → There are 7: Somatization Disorder, Undifferentiated Somatoform Disorder, Conversion Disorder, Pain Disorder, Hypochondriasis, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Somatoform Disorder NOS
Explain the differential diagnosis among Malingering, Factitious Disorder, and a Somatoform Disorder. → Malingering and Factitious Disorder are conscious production of psych / physical signs / symptoms whereas Somatoform Disorders are unconscious production.