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Malingering: Introduction

Malingering: A wilful feigning of the symptoms of illness or injury to attain a consciously desired end. See detailed information below for a list of 4 causes of Malingering, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Malingering:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Malingering. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Malingering

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Malingering: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Malingering, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Malingering Treatments

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Malingering: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Malingering

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Misdiagnosis and Malingering

Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental more »

Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for a patient to show mental decline to dementia. Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions, such as a stroke or Alzheimer's disease, it more »

ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults. Some adults can remain undiagnosed, and indeed the more »

Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder) often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary more »

Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with an eating disorder is female. The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or have a delayed diagnosis. See misdiagnosis of eating disorders or symptoms of eating more »

Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be undiagnosed in teenagers. The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression to be overlooked. See misdiagnosis of depression or symptoms of more »

Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression) may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms of more »

Malingering: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Malingering

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Malingering: Related Rare Diseases

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Malingering: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Malingering

The list below shows some of the causes of Malingering mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Malingering?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Malingering. Of the 4 causes of Malingering that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 4 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Malingering:

The following list of conditions have 'Malingering' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Classifications of Malingering:

Medical Conditions associated with Malingering:

Behavioral symptoms (4608 causes), Bahavioral symptoms (4608 causes), Psychiatric symptoms (971 causes)

Symptoms related to Malingering:

Hypochondriac, Behavioral symptoms (4608 causes), Factitious syndromes, Organic disease producing symptoms, Somatoform disorder

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