Factitious Disorders

Known as: Factitious Disorder, Factitious disorder NOS, factitious illness 
A category of psychiatric disorders which are characterized by physical or psychological symptoms that are intentionally produced in order to assume… (More)
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Review
2014
Review
2014
Compared with other psychiatric disorders, diagnosis of factitious disorders is rare, with identification largely dependent on… (More)
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2013
2013
This population-based study evaluates the prevalence of factitious disorders, Münchausen syndrome, and Münchausen syndrome by… (More)
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Review
2006
Review
2006
The author criticizes and reformulates the DSM-IV criteria in a clinically and nosologically sensitive way. Criterion A, the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The primary purpose of this article was to offer a methodological critique in support of arguments that racial categories should… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Psychogenic movement disorder (PMD) is a subtype of conversion disorder. We describe the outcomes of a series of PMD… (More)
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2001
2001
This prospective study investigated 28 patients with factitious disorders of the upper limb. Several cases did not fit any of the… (More)
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Review
1999
Review
1999
Reports of factitious disorders, Munchausen's syndrome, and self-induced illness exist throughout medical history. In practice… (More)
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Review
1995
Review
1995
Factitious disorders including Munchausen's syndrome are likely encountered by all clinicians during their career. Neurologic… (More)
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1992
1992
BACKGROUND Factitious disorders with psychological symptoms have been underdiagnosed and hence undertreated. Historically, the… (More)
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1983
1983
A growing number of young men have reported an array of symptoms that suggest a diagnosis of posttraumatic stress disorder. Five… (More)
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