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The Resource Playing sick? : untangling the web of Munchausen syndrome, Munchausen by proxy, malingering & factitious disorder, Marc D. Feldman

Playing sick? : untangling the web of Munchausen syndrome, Munchausen by proxy, malingering & factitious disorder, Marc D. Feldman

Label
Playing sick? : untangling the web of Munchausen syndrome, Munchausen by proxy, malingering & factitious disorder
Title
Playing sick?
Title remainder
untangling the web of Munchausen syndrome, Munchausen by proxy, malingering & factitious disorder
Statement of responsibility
Marc D. Feldman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Taken from bizarre cases of real patients, "Playing Sick?" is the first book to chronicle the devastating impact of phony illnesses--fictitious disorders and Munchausen syndrome--on patients and caregivers alike
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1958-
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Feldman, Marc D.
Dewey number
616.85/86
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Factitious disorders
  • Malingering
  • Munchausen syndrome
  • Munchausen syndrome by proxy
Label
Playing sick? : untangling the web of Munchausen syndrome, Munchausen by proxy, malingering & factitious disorder, Marc D. Feldman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-256) and index
Color
mixed
Contents
Dying for attention -- Disease or deception? an overview of the issues -- Pseudologia fantastica: lies larger than life -- Invading the body: the enemy within -- Feverish ploys -- Out of control: when the ruse becomes real -- False accusations and the girl who cried "wolf" -- Drawing back the curtains: the motives behind the madness -- Mental masquerades -- Munchausen by proxy: when factitious disorder becomes abuse -- Munchausen by proxy 2: after detection -- Cyber-deception: virtual factitious disorder and Munchausen by internet -- People who care: the casualties of deception -- Conscience, ethics, and the law -- Detection and diagnosis -- Healing: intervention and treatment
Control code
ocn228287000
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxx, 288 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780415949347
Note
Taylor & Francis
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)228287000
Label
Playing sick? : untangling the web of Munchausen syndrome, Munchausen by proxy, malingering & factitious disorder, Marc D. Feldman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-256) and index
Color
mixed
Contents
Dying for attention -- Disease or deception? an overview of the issues -- Pseudologia fantastica: lies larger than life -- Invading the body: the enemy within -- Feverish ploys -- Out of control: when the ruse becomes real -- False accusations and the girl who cried "wolf" -- Drawing back the curtains: the motives behind the madness -- Mental masquerades -- Munchausen by proxy: when factitious disorder becomes abuse -- Munchausen by proxy 2: after detection -- Cyber-deception: virtual factitious disorder and Munchausen by internet -- People who care: the casualties of deception -- Conscience, ethics, and the law -- Detection and diagnosis -- Healing: intervention and treatment
Control code
ocn228287000
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxx, 288 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780415949347
Note
Taylor & Francis
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)228287000

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