Patient or Pretender: Inside the Strange World of Factitious Disorders

By: Feldman, Marc D.; Ford, Charles V.

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Recounts the case histories of factitious disorder patients who make themselves ill as a way of gaining emotional fulfillment and recognition. They take playing sick to pathological extremes, profoundly affecting their lives as well as the lives of those who support them. In these pages, readers will find a group of cases so bizarre that they challenge the imagination and, at times, medical knowledge.

Title: Patient or Pretender: Inside the Strange World of Factitious Disorders

Author Name: Feldman, Marc D.; Ford, Charles V.

Categories: Psychology,

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons:

ISBN Number: 0471580805

ISBN Number 13: 9780471580805

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Seller ID: SKU1000323

Description: 0471580805