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Descriptor English:   Factitious Disorders 
Descriptor Spanish:   Trastornos Fingidos 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Transtornos Autoinduzidos 
Synonyms English:   Disorders, Factitious
Ganser Syndrome
Syndrome, Ganser  
Tree Number:   F03.875.375
Definition English:   Disorders characterized by physical or psychological symptoms that are not real, genuine, or natural. 
Indexing Annotation English:   differentiate from SOMATOFORM DISORDERS: factitious are phys or psychol sympt under voluntary control, somatoform are phys sympt linked to psychol factors but not under voluntary control
History Note English:   81 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications DI diagnosis
DG diagnostic imaging DH diet therapy
DT drug therapy EC economics
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RH rehabilitation SU surgery
TH therapy UR urine
VI virology  
Record Number:   5262 
Unique Identifier:   D005162 

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