PATHOMIMICRY By N., Sam M.S. - 4 noun. aware or unaware imitating, generation, or faking of indicators of illness or disorder. Commonly referred to as pathomimesis. PATHOMIMICRY: "Joseph, your pathomimicry will no longer be tolerated- you have to go back to school!" Related Psychology Terms Dissociative Identity Disorder ANTISOCIAL REACTION CHILD PSYCHIATRY A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide NURSERY SCHOOL EXPERIENCE SCHOLASTIC APTITUDE TESTS EPILEPSY (Symptoms and Types) ATTITUDE SCALES MENTAL RETARDATION (PREVENTION, CARE, AND TREATMENT) NYMPHOMANIA (Andromania) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "PATHOMIMICRY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/pathomimicry/ (accessed February 6, 2023).