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Research & Reviews  35 results

Factitious Disorder (Munchausen Syndrome) in Plastic Surgery: A Systematic Review of 42...
https://doi.org/10.1097/SAP.0000000000002526
Annals of Plastic Surgery; Evans RL, Tew JC et. al.

Aug 17th, 2020 - Patients with factitious disorder (FD) or "Munchausen syndrome" intentionally fabricate or induce medical problems for psychological gratification. They may deceive plastic surgeons into performing multiple unnecessary procedures. We undertook the...

The other face of illness-deception: Diagnostic criteria for factitious disorder with p...
https://doi.org/10.1080/13854046.2019.1663265
The Clinical Neuropsychologist; Chafetz MD, Bauer RM et. al.

Sep 19th, 2019 - Objective: This paper aims to develop diagnostic criteria for factitious disorder (FD) and a heuristic for research by creating standards for delineating criterion groups.Method: Both FD and malingering are conceptualized within a rubric of illnes...

Triparesis: an unusual presentation of factitious disorder.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6536193
BMJ Case Reports; Padhy SK, Sapkota P et. al.

May 11th, 2019 - Factitious disorder (FD) has diverse presentations but neurological presentation is unusual. In this report, we discuss a case of FD who presented with triparesis, that is, weakness of both lower limbs and right upper limb. Diagnosis of FD was mad...

Clinical, demographic, psychological, and behavioral features of factitious disorder: A...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2019.01.009
General Hospital Psychiatry; Jimenez XF, Nkanginieme N et. al.

Feb 19th, 2019 - Consultation psychiatrists are often asked to assess factitious disorder (FD), yet this is challenging as confirmation depends on rarely achieved direct evidence of illness-inducing behaviors. Diagnosis is thus based on other variables, such as at...

Approach to diagnosis of factitious disorder with unexplained hemoptysis: A case report.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6380732
Medicine Yue P, Zhou K et. al.

Feb 8th, 2019 - Hemoptysis or hematemesis is a common clinical symptom in adults, but is unusually to be observed in children. Hemoptysis can occur with circulatory diseases, injuries, several types of systemic diseases, or systemic factors including factitious d...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  39 results

Factitious Disorder (Munchausen Syndrome) in Plastic Surgery: A Systematic Review of 42...
https://doi.org/10.1097/SAP.0000000000002526
Annals of Plastic Surgery; Evans RL, Tew JC et. al.

Aug 17th, 2020 - Patients with factitious disorder (FD) or "Munchausen syndrome" intentionally fabricate or induce medical problems for psychological gratification. They may deceive plastic surgeons into performing multiple unnecessary procedures. We undertook the...

Factitious disorder - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/factitious-disorder/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20356034

Dec 13th, 2019 - Diagnosis Diagnosing factitious disorder is often extremely difficult. People with factitious disorder are experts at faking many different diseases and conditions. And often they do have real and even life-threatening medical conditions, even tho...

Factitious disorder - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/factitious-disorder/symptoms-causes/syc-20356028

Dec 13th, 2019 - Overview Factitious disorder is a serious mental disorder in which someone deceives others by appearing sick, by purposely getting sick or by self-injury. Factitious disorder also can happen when family members or caregivers falsely present others...

The other face of illness-deception: Diagnostic criteria for factitious disorder with p...
https://doi.org/10.1080/13854046.2019.1663265
The Clinical Neuropsychologist; Chafetz MD, Bauer RM et. al.

Sep 19th, 2019 - Objective: This paper aims to develop diagnostic criteria for factitious disorder (FD) and a heuristic for research by creating standards for delineating criterion groups.Method: Both FD and malingering are conceptualized within a rubric of illnes...

Triparesis: an unusual presentation of factitious disorder.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6536193
BMJ Case Reports; Padhy SK, Sapkota P et. al.

May 11th, 2019 - Factitious disorder (FD) has diverse presentations but neurological presentation is unusual. In this report, we discuss a case of FD who presented with triparesis, that is, weakness of both lower limbs and right upper limb. Diagnosis of FD was mad...

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News  1 results

A Reverend’s tale: Too tragic to be true?
https://www.mdedge.com/psychiatry/article/63138/reverends-tale-too-tragic-be-true/page/0/2

DIAGNOSIS: A rarely seen symptom Reverend R meets the DSM-IV-TR criteria for factitious disorder (Table 2). 1 The presentation of a patient with this disorder may include: fabrication of subjective complaints self-inflicted conditions exaggeration.

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Patient Education  2 results see all →