Malingering or The Simulation of Disease 1917 Study of Munchausen syndrome by Arthur Bassett Jones and LLewellyn Jones Llewellyn


Title: Malingering or The Simulation of Disease, with a chapter on Malingering in Relation to the Eye

Author: A. [Arthur] Bassett Jones and LLewellyn J. [Jones] Llewellyn; W. M. [William Mardon] Beaumont

Description: Boards in dark burgundy cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Head of spine pulled and rubbed. Light mustiness. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper (see below), else internally clean. Lacking rear endpaper. Five illustrated plates. Index. xxiii + 708 pages. A study of Munchausen syndrome, then known as Malingering, effectively providing a manual for discerning whether a disease or disorder is either functional or feigned/simulated. Written by two Welsh authorities, senior surgeon Arthur Bassett Jones (1869-1947) and senior physician Llewellyn Jones Llewellyn (1871-1934), which discusses determinations between .

Chapter XIX was written by ophthalmic surgeon at the Bath War Hospital, formerly of the Bath Eye Infirmary, William Mardon Beaumont (1851-1928).

Previous owner was Arthur Ambrose Sweeney, M.D. (1858-1928), a professor of medical jurisprudence at the University of Minnesota School of Medicine, hospital clinician, and courtroom witness, active in Saint Paul.

[Section One: General Considerations]
I. Historical Introduction--Etiology.
II. The Influence of Recent Legislation.
III. The Psychology of Malingering.
IV. Definition, Classification, and Forms of Malingering.
V. The Diagnosis of Malingering.
VI. The Formation of a Decision.

[Section Two: Malingering in Relation to the Nervous System]
VII. Hysteria.
VIII-XI. Malingering in Relation to the Sensory System.
XII-XV. Malingering in Relation to the Motor System.
XVI. Malingering in Relation to Complete Nerve Syndromes.
XVII. Malingering in Relation to Insanity.
XVIII. False Imputation in Diseases of the Nervous System.
XIX-XXI. Malingering in Relation to Special Sense Organs.
[Section Three: Malingering in Relation to Internal Diseases]
XXII. General Diseases.
XXIII. Malingering in Relation to Cardiac Disorders.
XXIV. Malingering in Relation to the Upper and Lower Air Passages.
XXV. Malingering in Relation to the Digestive System and Appendages.
XXVI. Malingering in Relation to Diseases of the Urogenital System.
[Section Four: Malingering in Relation to Injuries and External Diseases]
XXVII. Malingering in Relation to Accident.
XXVIII. Malingering in Relation to Cutaneous Affections.
XXIX. Malingering in Relation to Infections.
XXX. Malingering in Relation to Hernia and Tumours.
XXXI. Malingering in Relation to the Muscular and Osseous Disorders.
XXXII. Malingering in Relation to Joint Disorders.
[Section Five: Measures for Restriction of Malingering]
XXXIII. Prophylactic, Disciplinary, and Educational Measures.


Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Good

Publisher: P. Blakiston's Son & Co.
Place: Philadelphia
Year: 1917

Keywords: Munchausen syndrome,

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