Factitious disorder is a mental health condition that causes a person to behave as if they have a physical or mental illness, when in fact they don’t. Although it may not seem that unusual to fake the symptoms of illness to get attention, a person with factitious disorder is often prepared to go to great lengths to get sympathy from others. It is not unusual for someone with the condition to undergo testing or even surgery in order to attract the special attention they need.
Factitious disorder is considered to be a mental health disorder because it entails serious emotional difficulties and stressful circumstances. There are two types of factitious disorder:
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