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Factitious  Disorders - With physical or psychological symptoms, presented in a plausible way seemingly under the control of the individual.
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   Factitious  Disorder - Munchausen Syndrome
  PsychNet-UK Factitious Disorder - Munchausen Syndrome Information Sheet - Description, Causation, Treatment, Associated Features, Differential Diagnosis etc.
  An Overview of Factitious Disorders - 3/5
  Dr. Marc Feldman's Munchausen Syndrome, Malingering, Factitious Disorder, & Munchausen by Proxy Page - I am a psychiatrist and author from Birmingham, Alabama. MUNCHAUSEN SYNDROME is the most severe and chronic form of my area of specialty, the FACTITIOUS DISORDERS. I am an expert in MALINGERING as well (in which people do the same thing, but for external gain such as narcotics). Factitious disorders are well-recognized among psychiatrists, but they have not received the attention--or advocacy among consumers, families, and professionals--that have greeted more common ailments such as depression. However, factitious disorders can be every bit as disabling and further public and professional education are vital. 3/5
  Factitious Disorder - Munchausen syndrome, Munchausen's syndrome, Munchausen syndrome by proxy, Munchausen's syndrome by proxy, FD, factitious illness, pseudologia fantastica, Ganser syndrome, narcissism, sociopathy, somatoform illnesses, malingering, somatization disorder, conversion disorder, hypochondriasis, pseudocyesis, pain disorder, body dysmorphic disorder, major depression, delusional disorder, somatic delusions 3/5
  Factitious Disorder Clinical Resources. 3/5
  Factitious Disorder with Psychiatric Presentation.- An Article. 3/5
Factitious Disorder with Psychological Signs and Symptoms. 3/5
  Factitious Disorder - An Article. Author: Todd S Elwyn, JD, MD,
  Factitious Disorder by Proxy - Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy
PsychNet-UK Factitious Disorder by Proxy - Muchausen Sysndrome by Proxy Information Sheet - Description, Causation, Treatment, Associated Features, Differential Diagnosis etc.
A Dangerous Kind of Maltreatment - Munchausen by Proxy - Factitious Disorder by Proxy Louisa J. Lasher. 3/5
Mothers Against Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy Allegations -  M.A.M.A. was started in response to the fast growing number of false allegations of Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy (MSBP). Parents are being accused of making their own children ill. Increasingly, families across America, Britain, Australia, Canada and New Zealand are being destroyed by doctors and other professionals who make unwarranted allegations against desperate mothers of chronically/critically ill children. 3/5
Munchausen syndrome (factitious disorder).- Frequently asked questions. 3/5
Munchausen's Syndrome by Proxy Resources. Excellent links 3/5
Munchausen's Syndrome by Proxy (MSP) - Munchausen's Syndrome refers to a psychiatric disorder where patients pretend to have illnesses, and therefore are subjected to many medical tests and surgical procedures. Of course, these would never have been performed if the patient had not tried to fabricate them. However, the most notorious patients have often had dozens of surgical procedures for factitious (false) symptoms. Thus, this is a form of self-mutilation. 3/5
Ganser's Syndrome
PsychNet-UK Ganser's Syndrome Information Sheet - Description, Causation, Treatment, Associated Features, Differential Diagnosis etc.
Ganser's Syndrome - Is a rare disorder in which the affected person gives approximate answers to questions that have right and wrong answers, such as "What is 5 minus 3?" 3/5
Ganser Syndrome - Is a rare dissociative disorder previously classified as a factitious disorder. It is characterized by the individual mimicking behavior they think is typical of a psychosis; usually by providing nonsensical or wrong answers to questions, and doing things incorrectly. 3/5
Ganser Syndrome - An Article - Daniel Schneider, MD
PsychNet-UK Malingering Information Sheet - Description, Causation, Treatment, Associated Features, Differential Diagnosis etc.
Malingering - An Article - David Bienenfeld, MD
Malingering - Can it be detected?. An Article.
Malingering - Is the purposeful exaggeration of physical or psychological complaints with the goal of receiving a reward. 3/5
Malingering Research Update - This resource was developed to help clinicians, forensic practitioners, expert witnesses, attorneys, researchers, and others—particularly those without adequate physical or financial access to professional libraries—keep up with the constantly emerging research relevant to assessing malingering, faking bad, and symptom exaggeration.3/5
Recommended Books:
Spectrum of Factitious Disorders
Somatoform and Factitious Disorders
Neuropsychology of Malingering
The Spectrum of Factitious Disorders (Clinical Practice) (Hardcover) by Marc D. Feldman (Editor), Stuart J. Eisendrath (Editor) Somatoform and Factitious Disorders (Review of Psychiatry) (Review of Psychiatry) (Review of Psychiatry) (Paperback) by Katherine A. Phillips (Editor) Neuropsychology of Malingering Casebook (Hardcover) by Joel E. Morgan (Editor), Jerry J. Sweet (Editor)
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