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Malingering and Illness Deception

Publication Year: 2003
Edition: 1st
Authors/Editor: Halligan, Peter W.; Bass, Christopher; Oakley, David A.
Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
ISBN: 978-0-198-51554-8
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 94
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This book considers issues of detection, prevalence, differential diagnosis and some of the related psycho-social processes involved in malingering.

Malingering is a form of illness deception commonly defined as the 'wilful, intentional attempt to simulate or exaggerate illness in the pursuit of a consciously desired end.' It has medical, legal and social implications and is of significant concern to those working in welfare systems and medical insurance agencies.

Features:
* Addresses the problem from medical, social and legal perspectives
* Provides a comprehensive academic review covering detection, prevalence, differential diagnosis and related psycho-social processes
* Presents a timely review of the conceptual boundaries between medicine and deception

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Halligan, Peter W.; Bass, Christopher; Oakley, David A.
  • ISBN: 978-0-198-51554-8
  • Specialty:
    Psychology
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st
  • Pages: 384
  • Illustrations: 15
  • Year: 2003
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 94

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