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How is Ganser syndrome treated?

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The main treatments for Ganser syndrome are supportive psychotherapy (a type of counseling) and monitoring for safety and a return of symptoms. Medication usually isn’t used, unless the person also has depression, anxiety, or psychosis.

The first goal of treatment is to be sure the person does not hurt themselves or others. They may need to be hospitalized if the symptoms are extreme or if the person could be dangerous.

From: Ganser Syndrome WebMD Medical Reference

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MedicineNet: "Factitious Disorders."

Spodenkiewicz, M. , February 1, 2012. Child & Adolescent Psychiatry & Mental Health

Medscape: "Ganser Syndrome."

 

 

 

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on April 06, 2019

SOURCES:

MedicineNet: "Factitious Disorders."

Spodenkiewicz, M. , February 1, 2012. Child & Adolescent Psychiatry & Mental Health

Medscape: "Ganser Syndrome."

 

 

 

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on April 06, 2019

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