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
- 25-50% of people initially diagnosed with conversion disorder 6 months later developed a medical illness that could account for the initial symptom presentation.
- Factitious Disorder with predominantly physical signs or symptoms. Often chronic
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.
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