malingering


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evading duty or work by pretending to be incapacitated

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Detection of malingering in psychiatric unit and general population prison inmates: A comparison of the PAI, SIMS, and SIRS, journal of Personality Assessment, 88, 33-42.
Yet surely in that twenty-five percent of malingering bureaucrats, there is a majority that is only exploiting the system because they have been taught that it can be done?
These experts evaluated Panetti for a combined total of over 15 hours and administered a battery of tests designed to detect the likelihood of malingering.
Leamon MH, Feldman MD, Scott CL: Factitious Disorder and Malingering.
20,21) whose systematic reviews of the literature find very little empirical support for many of the psychological associations with NOSS and almost no support for the correlation between NOSS and malingering.
Officers who have served their communities and, through no fault of their own, have become unable to perform their duties are being accused of swinging the lead and malingering.
It's a sad fact that the malingering skivers in society have made life even harder for we unemployed who genuinely want to work.
Contributors working in psychiatry and law in the US and Canada cover the history of the field, the legal system, psychiatric diagnosis in litigation, the forensic psychiatric exam, civil litigation in areas such as disability and personal injury, issues in criminal justice like assessment of sex offenders and competency to stand trial, and special topics like malingering, children and adolescents, personal violence, and risk assessment instruments.
People who are accused of malingering in military settings should be examined carefully also concerning the training-related injuries of the peripheral nervous and musculoskeletal systems.
WHEN otherwise healthy people say to a person suffering with ME (myalgic encephalomyelitis), "Yeah, well, I get tired too", the key word underlying their ignorance, which is often accompanied by derision, disbelief and a suspicion of laziness or malingering, is "too".
This seems to be an uncomplicated task other than for the mischievous malingering of Mr.
However, they clearly need to do more to tackle the malingering minority that are driving up these sicknote statistics.
6m claimants of incapacity benefit, with the inference that there were plenty of jobs around and that claimants were malingering.
But attendance panels are far from convinced about this, with almost one third of staff whose cases are investigated being sacked for malingering.