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Causes of Malingering

Causes of Malingering

Malingering is caused by external motivating factors, such as the desire to avoid work, military duty or criminal prosecution, obtain drugs and gain monetary compensation. Malingering is not a psychological illness.

Malingering: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Malingering, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Malingering:

Malingering as a symptom:

Conditions listing Malingering as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Malingering. Our database lists the following as having Malingering as a symptom of that condition:

Related information on causes of Malingering:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Malingering may be found in:


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