3 Written questions
3 Multiple choice questions
- 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.
- Factitious Disorder with predominantly physical signs or symptoms. Often chronic
- History before the age of 30 of each of the following: 4 pain, 2 gastrointestinal, one sexual and one pseudoneurological
2 True/False questions
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.
How do you treat somatoform disorders? → Individual and group psychotherapy. Treat any coexisting disorders.