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Histrionic

The histrionic patient is melodramatic and flighty. The patient is not malingering, not consciously attempting to deceive. Years ago, this was referred to as the revealing-concealing hysteric. They are shallow and attention seeking. They need to be the center of attention, and they are often seductive with rapidly shifting superficial emotional expression. They make those …

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The Histrionic Patient

Dramatic, theatric and impressionistic behavior does not occur to this extent in “normal” ¬†individuals. It is seen in histrionic (often referred to as hysterical) individuals (most often women, but certainly not always) in which there is a pattern of rapidly shifting and shallow emotions. These are the patients who can be agonizingly tearful and suddenly …

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Mis-management

Mis-Management: Many psychological complications arise from case mis-management when clear signs of emerging problems go …
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Interfering with Recovery

Two things ecourage a patient to become more active: a. It is imperative that all injured workers be as active as their physical …
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The Insurance Company Doctor

Failure to show for an appointment, or to comply with a treatment regimen, is not a benign behavior. It does not occur by …
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