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Those who malinger wish to be treatment-compliant (Rogers, 1997); however, although initially willing to discuss symptom manifestation, they become oppositional and evasive when questioned directly (Resnick, 1997; Resnick & Knoll, 2005; Rogers, 1997).
With social work's increasing involvement in criminal justice, forensic practice, police consultation, and correctional work, not to mention its already heavy involvement in mental health and health care, it is certain that many practitioners will face multiple encounters with certain clients who, for various reasons, will attempt to malinger to achieve their goals.
Patients who malinger psychotic symptoms often are open to suggestion, and are quick to endorse visual hallucinations.
Along with Stuart and Wagner, the $5 million production also features Ronny Cox (``Deliverance,'' ``Total Recall,'' ``Murder at 1600''), Kristin Rudrud (``Fargo''), teen idol Ross Malinger (``Sleepless in Seattle''), five-time Emmy winner Jean Carroll (``Guiding Light'') and former world heavyweight boxing champion Ken Norton.
Charles Shaughnesy (of TV's ``The Nanny''), promoting ``Second Chances''; Ross Malinger (Tom Hanks' son in ``Sleepless In Seattle'') and Lindsay Wagner, both promoting ``Frog and Wombat''; and actress Connie Stevens, promoting ``A Healing: Women in Vietnam.
Starring: Tony Danza (Tony DiMeo), Maria Canals (Carmen Cruz), Majandra Delfino (Tina DiMeo), Ashley Malinger (Mickey DiMeo), Shaun Weiss (Stuey).
Ross Malinger is the latest actor to throw his hat into the producing ring - which is remarkable only in that Malinger is all of 12 years old.
Already the project has two well-known names attached to it - former child star Margaret O'Brien and child actor Ross Malinger, who starred with Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan in ``Sleepless in Seattle.
Fit for children: The acclaimed Kirstie Alley-Lloyd Bridges-Ross Malinger "Peter and the Wolf" special that ran on ABC last December heads to home video via BMG March 19 - with a difference.
Sometimes, some candidates who are labeled as malingers clinically may become genuine deaf-mute after proper evaluation and vice versa can also occur.