PATHOMIMICRY

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!"
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PATHOMIMICRY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/pathomimicry/ (accessed September 21, 2019).
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