J.-M. Charcot and simulated neurologic disease

@article{Goetz2007JMCA,
  title={J.-M. Charcot and simulated neurologic disease},
  author={Christopher G Goetz},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={2007},
  volume={69},
  pages={103 - 109}
}
  • C. Goetz
  • Published 3 July 2007
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Neurology
Background: Neurologists have long wrestled with the diagnosis of elaborated or feigned disease. Studies have not focused on early techniques utilized to diagnose malingering. Objective: To analyze cases of purposeful neurologic malingering among patients treated by the 19th century neurologist J.-M. Charcot, describe his attitudes, and study his methods to separate malingering from primary neurologic diseases. Methods: A study was conducted of Charcot’s printed and original documents from the… 
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