Tag: <span>deception</span>

Impact of Deception

Deception: It is not rare to learn that a patient in treatment, unable to work, is actually gainfully employed while claiming disability. There is a line in a Bob Dylan song that goes “Money doesn’t talk…it swears.” And there is no doubt that malingering and corruption is a significant concern. However, there are two extremely …

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Deception

Deception: If a patient is suspected to suffer from Factitious Disorder or Munchausen’s Disorder, the hospital and office records would indicate that he has done this repeatedly (and likely successfully). Thus, you would know that he has obtained (or tried to obtain) unnecessary surgeries and other procedures with very little effort. However, there are those …

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Postponed Referrals

There is no doubt that some injured workers are mistreated. They do not receive approval for diagnostic studies, treatment …
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Insurance Settlements & Symptom Exacerbation

My experince has been that at the time of settlement, there is an increase in complaints of depression and pain. My belief …
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America Today

Many of my patients are divorced and many have, or have had, sexual problems or conflicts. In 1997, there were 2.3 million …
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