Extensively updated this second edition again brings together a multinational group of distinguished contributors to address every aspect of psychiatric care in the medically ill. This book captures the diversity of the field, whose practitioners -- scholars, physicians, and clinicians of varied backgrounds -- represent a multiplicity of perspectives.For example, a genuinely psychotic person may believe he or she is feigning psychosis to escape punishment for a crime. ... exist when a person consciously exaggerates a symptom because he or she truly believes that there is an underlying problem. ... The differential diagnosis of malingering includes so- matoform disorders as well as factitious disorders. ... and a person may meet criteria for different disorders at different times (Ford 1992; Jonas and Pope 1985; Nadelson 1985).
|Title||:||The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Psychosomatic Medicine|
|Author||:||James L. Levenson|
|Publisher||:||American Psychiatric Pub - 2011|