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Synonyms for malinger

avoid responsibilities and duties, e

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Listening to the voices: the use of phenomenology to differentiate malingered from genuine auditory verbal hallucinations.
Screening for malingered psychopathology in a correctional setting: Utility of the M-FAST Crim Justice Behav 2004; 31:695-716.
Counselors should be aware that potential to malinger is not the act of malingering; many individuals encounter situations where there is opportunity for secondary gain (e.g., criminal or civil proceedings; Rogers, 1997).
Although this precept may be somewhat obvious in principle, in practice, it is sometimes difficult to follow because clients who malinger have the capacity to be extremely ingratiating, appealing, and well versed in persuasive arguments when it serves their purpose (Bienenfeld, 2002).
Malingered amnesia simulators intentionally exaggerate genuine memory problems (e.g., Wiggins & Brandt, 1988).
"'The United Airlines situation has malingered and festered for months.'
The challenges of treating patients who malinger include clinician uncertainty in making the diagnosis and high variability in occurrence across settings (Table 1).
(11) This makes a certain amount of sense because of the apparently high rate of malingered amnesia, the skepticism of society and the courts about such claims, and the high stakes associated with a determination of IST.
There's Tina (Majandra Delfino), 16, strongwilled and a regular truant; and Mickey (Ashley Malinger), 11, who views life as a typhoid outbreak waiting to happen.
Cast: Kirstie Alley, Dale Midkiff, Ross Malinger, Daryl (Chill) Mitchell, Lynn Redgrave, Melanie Mayron, Kimberly Scott, Gregory Hinton, Patrick Kerr, Lindze Letherman, John P.
Children often have difficulty malingering symptoms because they have limited understanding of the illness they are trying to malinger
Comedy, with Meg Ryan, Ross Malinger and Tom Hanks (all above).
of North Texas) has edited this volume, which defines specific response types for patients who malinger and deceive and simulate adjustment to treatment, with contributors showing practitioners how to use such tools as the MMPI- 2 and other tests to identify these behaviors.