Chapter 35. Factitious Disorders

  1. Michael B. First Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry1 and
  2. Allan Tasman Professor Chair2

Published Online: 8 AUG 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470029528.ch35

Clinical Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders

Clinical Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders

How to Cite

First, M. B. and Tasman, A. (2006) Factitious Disorders, in Clinical Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470029528.ch35

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 AUG 2006
  2. Published Print: 12 MAY 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470019153

Online ISBN: 9780470029527

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Keywords:

  • factitious disorder;
  • True Munchausen's syndrome;
  • Axis II disorders and substance abuse;
  • diagnostic decision tree for factitious disorder;
  • differential diagnosis of factitious disorder;
  • ICD-10 Diagnostic Criteria for Research and DSM-IV-TR criteria sets;
  • treatment of factitious disorder by proxy;
  • factitious disorder and medical decision-making dilemmas;
  • ethics consultation in factitious disorder