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Factitious disorder

MedGen UID:
4632
Concept ID:
C0015480
Mental or Behavioral Dysfunction
Synonyms: Disorders, Factitious; Factitious Disorders
SNOMED CT: Factitious illness (50705009); Factitious disorder (50705009)
 
Monarch Initiative: MONDO:0002103

Definition

Disorder in which the subject intentionally produces, feigns, falsifies or aggravates physical or psychological symptoms or injury. [from SNOMEDCT_US]

Term Hierarchy

CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVFactitious disorder

Professional guidelines

PubMed

Dickerman AL, Jiménez XF
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Recent clinical studies

Etiology

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Roerig JL, Steffen KJ, Mitchell JE, Zunker C
Drugs 2010 Aug 20;70(12):1487-503. doi: 10.2165/11898640-000000000-00000. PMID: 20687617
Wise MG, Ford CV
Prim Care 1999 Jun;26(2):315-26. doi: 10.1016/s0095-4543(08)70008-3. PMID: 10318750

Diagnosis

Cadet P
Arch Sex Behav 2024 May;53(5):1667-1679. Epub 2024 May 14 doi: 10.1007/s10508-024-02854-0. PMID: 38744731
Abeln B, Love R
Nurs Clin North Am 2018 Sep;53(3):375-384. doi: 10.1016/j.cnur.2018.04.005. PMID: 30100003
Galli S, Tatu L, Bogousslavsky J, Aybek S
Front Neurol Neurosci 2018;42:72-80. Epub 2017 Nov 17 doi: 10.1159/000475699. PMID: 29151092
Taylor JB, Beach SR, Kontos N
Gen Hosp Psychiatry 2017 May;46:74-78. Epub 2017 Mar 29 doi: 10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2017.03.010. PMID: 28622821
Roerig JL, Steffen KJ, Mitchell JE, Zunker C
Drugs 2010 Aug 20;70(12):1487-503. doi: 10.2165/11898640-000000000-00000. PMID: 20687617

Therapy

Galvez T, Lotierzo M, Conquet G, Verani Q, Aguilhon C, Raingeard I, Cristol JP, Renard E
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Roerig JL, Steffen KJ, Mitchell JE, Zunker C
Drugs 2010 Aug 20;70(12):1487-503. doi: 10.2165/11898640-000000000-00000. PMID: 20687617
Eastwood S, Bisson JI
Psychother Psychosom 2008;77(4):209-18. Epub 2008 Apr 16 doi: 10.1159/000126072. PMID: 18418027
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Prognosis

Tittelbach J, Peckruhn M, Elsner P
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Reich SG
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Wise MG, Ford CV
Prim Care 1999 Jun;26(2):315-26. doi: 10.1016/s0095-4543(08)70008-3. PMID: 10318750

Clinical prediction guides

Cadet P
Arch Sex Behav 2024 May;53(5):1667-1679. Epub 2024 May 14 doi: 10.1007/s10508-024-02854-0. PMID: 38744731
Lazzari C, Rabottini M
Psychiatr Danub 2023 Spring;35(1):16-26. doi: 10.24869/psyd.2023.16. PMID: 37060588
Yates GP, Feldman MD
Gen Hosp Psychiatry 2016 Jul-Aug;41:20-8. Epub 2016 May 12 doi: 10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2016.05.002. PMID: 27302720
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Recent systematic reviews

Evans RL, Tew JC, Yates GP, Feldman M
Ann Plast Surg 2021 Apr 1;86(4):e1-e6. doi: 10.1097/SAP.0000000000002526. PMID: 32804718
Yates GP, Feldman MD
Gen Hosp Psychiatry 2016 Jul-Aug;41:20-8. Epub 2016 May 12 doi: 10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2016.05.002. PMID: 27302720
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Eastwood S, Bisson JI
Psychother Psychosom 2008;77(4):209-18. Epub 2008 Apr 16 doi: 10.1159/000126072. PMID: 18418027

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