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.
- 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.
2 True/False questions
What are the criteria for Somatization Disorder? → History before the age of 30 of each of the following: 4 pain, 2 gastrointestinal, one sexual and one pseudoneurological
What are the Somatoform disorders of the DSM-IV-TR? → Individual and group psychotherapy. Treat any coexisting disorders.