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Travellers in five worlds: adolescents with Ganser's syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2487484     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 14 year-old youth, who underwent an odyssey through various institutions is described in the image of Ganser's Syndrome. The writers point out the problematical nature of establishing a diagnosis, which they ultimately want to be understood as an exclusion diagnosis. The differential-diagnostic considerations are gone into and the necessity of the co-operation of various institutions is pointed out. The writers suggest a psychodynamic way of viewing the depicted symptoms and signs.
R Schneider; G Klosinski
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta paedopsychiatrica     Volume:  52     ISSN:  0001-6586     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Paedopsychiatr     Publication Date:  1989  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-03-15     Completed Date:  1991-03-15     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0400661     Medline TA:  Acta Paedopsychiatr     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  150-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Diagnosis, Differential
Factitious Disorders / diagnosis,  psychology*,  therapy
Neuropsychological Tests
Patient Care Team*
Referral and Consultation*

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