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Incidence of the diagnosis of factitious disorders - Nationwide comparison study between Germany and Norway

Incidence of the diagnosis of factitious disorders - Nationwide comparison study between Germany and Norway (Springer).

Factitious disorders (FD) like Munchausen syndrome are well known to most physicians, yet the corresponding ICD-10 diagnosis F68.1 remains severely under-assigned and often misdiagnosed. To approach this problem, we conducted...

Factitious disorders (FD) like Munchausen syndrome are well known to most physicians, yet the corresponding ICD-10 diagnosis F68.1 remains severely under-assigned and often misdiagnosed. To approach this problem, we conducted a nationwide inquiry for Germany and Norway as well as a comparison between these
two countries regarding the incidence of diagnosis of FD. The assignment rates of F68.1 in somatic hospitals from 2008 to 2016 were analyzed based on the Diagnosis Related Groups statistic from the German Federal Statistical Office and the data provided from the Norwegian Patient Registry. The Norwegian data
also included information on individual patients whereas the German data only
contained the total number of F68.1 assignment due to strict medical
confidentiality laws. The incidence of the diagnosis of FD in Germany and
Norway showed similar assignment rates with 3.71 and 3.18 per 100,000,
respectively.
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Quelle: Springer, 11.06.2020

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erschienen am Donnerstag, 11.06.2020
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