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What is factitious disorder with mostly psychological symptoms?

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People with this disorder mimic behavior that is typical of a mental illness, such as schizophrenia. They may appear confused, make absurd statements and report hallucinations, the experience of sensing things that are not there; for example, hearing voices.

From: Factitious Disorders WebMD Medical Reference

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Mayo Clinic: "Munchausen syndrome."

Medscape: "Factitious Disorder."

Disorders.org: "Factitious Disorders."

 

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on May 11, 2018

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: "Munchausen syndrome."

Medscape: "Factitious Disorder."

Disorders.org: "Factitious Disorders."

 

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on May 11, 2018

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