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Title: Use of an amytal interview in the management of factitious deaf mutism.
Austin Authors: Marriage, K;Govorchin, M;George, P;Dilworth, C
Affiliation: Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Vic.
Issue Date: 1-Dec-1988
Publication information: The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry; 22(4): 454-6
Abstract: We describe the case of a young woman presenting with deaf mutism and self-damaging behaviour. We emphasize the active investigation of psychological and physical symptoms, combined with gradual and gentle confrontation in a supportive setting.
Gov't Doc #: 3240210
Journal: The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry
Type: Journal Article
Subjects: Adult
Amobarbital.diagnostic use
Factitious Disorders.diagnosis
Munchausen Syndrome.diagnosis
Referral and Consultation
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