Diagnostic difficulties and management challenges in a case of factitious disorder

hemanta dutta

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Abstract:

Factitious disorders are among the most difficult to diagnose psychiatric cases due to its diversity of presentation. Due to their various presentations they used to receive multiple treatments. Here we are reporting a case of factitious disorder who attended our OPD with various psychological symptoms in her multiple hospital visits.

Keywords: Factitious disorder, Psychotherapy, Childhood trauma


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