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Factitious Disorders MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Factitious Disorders
Tree Number(s)
F03.875.375
Unique ID
D005162
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005162
Annotation
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
Scope Note
Disorders characterized by physical or psychological symptoms that are not real, genuine, or natural.
Entry Version
FACTITIOUS DIS
Entry Term(s)
Ganser Syndrome
Pseudodementia
Pseudopsychosis
NLM Classification #
WM 178
Public MeSH Note
81
History Note
81
Date Established
1981/01/01
Date of Entry
1980/05/21
Revision Date
2015/06/30
Factitious Disorders Preferred
Ganser Syndrome Narrower
Pseudodementia Narrower
Pseudopsychosis Narrower
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