4 edition of spectrum of factitious disorders found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Marc D. Feldman and Stuart J. Eisendrath.|
|Series||Clinical practice ;, no. 40|
|Contributions||Feldman, Marc D., 1958-, Eisendrath, Stuart J., 1948-|
|LC Classifications||RC569.5.F27 S67 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||96013799|
1. Introduction. Factitious disorder (FD) with physical symptoms is a psychiatric disorder in which sufferers intentionally fabricate illness, injury or impairment in order to gain hospital admission and undergo medical procedures, without any obvious is considered to be one of the most challenging disorders in medical ts with FD may exaggerate or lie about a medical. The second step consists of excluding somatoform disorders and malingering. Unfortunately, the boundaries between factitious disorder, somatization, and malingering are often unclear. In , the term "Munchausen's syndrome by proxy" was coined to define a situation where a person produces false symptoms in another one, especially a child.
Welcome. I am a psychiatrist, author, and expert consultant. MUNCHAUSEN SYNDROME is the most severe and chronic form of my area of specialty, FACTITIOUS DISORDER.. Munchausen syndrome, factitious disorder, and the other phenomena described here are well-recognized among psychiatrists, but they have not received the attention—or advocacy among consumers, families, and . What led you to write a book about fake disorders? I have been fascinated by factitious disorder (FD)—better known as Munchausen syndrome—since I .
‘The patients were not diagnosed as having a factitious disorder or malingering because their symptoms were judged not to be fabricated, feigned, or intentionally produced.’ ‘Feldman is a nationally known expert in the areas of factitious disorders, Munchausen by proxy and malingering, having written three books on these subjects.’. Somatic symptom disorder and other disorders with prominent somatic symptoms constitute a new category in DSM-5 called somatic symptom and related disorders. This chapter includes the diagnoses of somatic symptom disorder, illness anxiety disorder, conversion disorder (functional neurological symptom disorder), psychological factors affecting other medical conditions, factitious disorder.
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The Spectrum of Factitious Disorders is the first book for professionals to offer a comprehensive overview of current thinking about patients who spectrum of factitious disorders book or induce illness -- in themselves or others -- to accrue the intangible benefits of the "sick" role.
Attempts to influence factitious patients' behavior have been largely unsuccessful. The Spectrum of Factitious Disorders is the first book for professionals to offer a comprehensive overview of current thinking about patients who feign or induce illness—in themselves or others—to accrue the intangible benefits of the “sick” role.
Attempts to influence factitious patients’ behavior have been largely unsuccessful. The Spectrum of Factitious Disorders is the first book for professionals to offer a comprehensive overview of current thinking about patients who feign or induce illness — in themselves or others — to accrue the intangible benefits of the "sick" role.
Attempts to influence factitious patients' behavior have been largely : $ The Spectrum of Factitious Disorders is the first book for professionals to offer a comprehensive overview of current thinking about patients who feign or induce illness -- in themselves or others.
Spectrum of factitious disorders. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Press, © (OCoLC) Online version: Spectrum of factitious disorders. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Press, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Marc D Feldman; Stuart J Eisendrath. Factitious disorder presents one of the most challenging variants of psychopathology in medicine.
The Spectrum of Factitious Disorders is the first book for professionals to offer a comprehensive overview of current thinking about patients who feign or induce illness -- in themselves or others -- to accrue the intangible benefits of the "sick" role. Attempts to influence factitious patients.
If the address matches an existing account you will receive an email with instructions to reset your password. Factitious disorder, Munchausen syndrome, Fabricated illness, Medically unexplained symptoms Introduction Factitious disorder (FD) is a psychiatric disorder in which sufferers intentionally fabricate physical or psychological symptoms in order to assume the role of the patient, without any obvious gain .
(DSM-5 ). Bass, P. Halligan, in Handbook of Clinical Neurology, Epidemiology. Factitious disorders are relatively uncommon but, like many conditions remain largely based on patient feedback, and probably remains underdiagnosed.
A survey of referrals to a psychiatric liaison service in a North American general hospital found that % had factitious disorder (Sutherland and Rodin, ).
Fliege H, Grimm A, Eckhardt-Henn A, et al. Frequency of ICD factitious disorder: survey of senior hospital consultants and physicians in private practice. Psychosomatics. ; 48 (1): 60 –4. Easily readable, with really good explanations of factitious disorder and Münchausen syndrome.
Lots of real stories and examples, which really helps to humanize this spectrum of problems. I also really appreciate that Dr Feldman communicates his compassion for people who resort to faking illness, and I think this is key to their treatment.4/5(9).
Beset by contradictions, somatoform and factitious disorders have an unusually long, rich, and colorful historical and clinical tradition. Yet, some of them have received only scant empirical investigation. This book offers a broad and scholarly synthesis of the current knowledge -- and controversies -- about somatoform and factitious : Katharine A.
Phillips. OBJECTIVE: Factitious disorder with physical symptoms characterizes patients who strive to appear medically ill and assume the sick al suspicion is highest for female health care workers in the fourth decade of life.
This study was designed to analyze the diagnosis of factitious disorder, the demographics of affected patients, and intervention and treatment. tionoffactitious disorder byproxy-aproblem thatisincreasing, perhaps fueled by media attention-might have been addressed.
And apedia-tnician’s perspective could have strengthened thediscussion offacti-tious disorder byproxy. Overall, The Spectrum ofFacti-tious Disorders represents themost comprehensive book todate onthe subject.
Features: The book is divided into five chapters: somatoform disorders, hypochondriasis, body dysmorphic disorder, conversion disorder, and factitious disorder. Each chapter discusses these syndromes in great detail, outlining such things as history, signs and symptoms, epidemiology, disease course, and treatment modalities.
Factitious disorders in which physical symptoms and signs are induced have been frequently described, in the form of factitious haematuria, haemoptysis, torsion dystonia, faeculent urine, self-mutilation, pulmonary manifestations, dermatitis artefacta, fever of unknown origin, renal stones, hypo-glycaemia, diarrhoea and anaemia.
A factitious disorder is a condition in which a person, without a malingering motive, acts as if they have an illness by deliberately producing, feigning, or exaggerating symptoms, purely to attain (for themselves or for another) a patient's with a factitious disorder may produce symptoms by contaminating urine samples, taking hallucinogens, injecting fecal material to produce.
Book Review Free Preview The Spectrum of Factitious Disorders This article has no abstract; the first words appear below. From toa woman named Kate Hudson plagued England's. This disorder (listed in the Somatoform category) is mostly induced by excessive anxiety, stress or conflicts, as in the case of Allen’s character.
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Since its initial description inMunchausen syndrome has been widely used interchangeably with factitious disorder. Nevertheless, this syndrome is only one form of factitious disorder that.
Factitious disorder is the deliberate simulation of illness for the purpose of seeking the sick role. It is a 20th-century diagnosis, though the grounds for its introduction are uncertain.Factitious disorder is amongst the more intriguing but less-studied psychological disorders. Studies from different parts of the world have reported of varying prevalence rates.
Here, we try to study the prevalence of factitious disorder in a specific sample of patients attending a .If the address matches an existing account you will receive an email with instructions to reset your passwordCited by: 1.