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Malingering is intentional deceptive behavior, not a medical or psychiatric disorder. The diagnosis of malingering rests upon the identification of an external or "secondary" gain being present as the main motivation for the behavior. In other words, what does the person hope to gain?
Nurse is malingering out of work, now his teammates have to pick up his slack.
by pisceanaquifiel July 23, 2009
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