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Year : 1990  |  Volume : 32  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 285-286

Factitious Disorder-A Case Report


1 Reader in Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Institute of Medical Sciences, J Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi-221 005, India
2 Junior Resident in Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Institute of Medical Sciences, J Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi-221 005, India
3 Senior Resident in Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Institute of Medical Sciences, J Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi-221 005, India

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I Sharma
Reader in Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Institute of Medical Sciences, J Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi-221 005
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A case of factitious illness in a young village woman is described. She presented with multiple physical and psychiatric symptoms and had interpersonal and sexual problems. A simple behavioural approach was successful in ameliorating her symptoms.



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