malingerer


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malingerer

in military law, a person who pretends to be ill or who deliberately injures himself, as by shooting himself in the foot, to render himself unfit for service or to delay return to service.
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Advantages include systematic monitoring of employees, liaison with medical professionals and insurers, plus the accurate identifying of malingerers.
The current material now available on the subject of working with malingerers provides little information about successfully managing a helping relationship with such individuals (Kagle, 1998).
A similar finding also was reported by Davis, King, Klebe, Bajszar, Bloodworth, and Wallick (1997), who showed that greater priming scores were evident in control subjects versus simulated malingerers on two tests of word stem completion.
A variety of tests, including the Romberg, Fukuda, and balance platform tests, can help establish the presence of vestibular dysfunction and weed out malingerers trying to "beat the system.
A variety of tests, including the Romberg, Fukuda, and balance platform tests, can assist in establishing the presence of vestibular dysfunction and in weeding out malingerers attempting to "beat the system.
The Malingerer is the type of worker who feels the world owes him or her a living and files a stress claim as part of an ongoing attempt to get something for nothing.
My other half, Steph, also had a bad friend; a self-absorbed, attention-seeking malingerer known as 'Inga'.
The pairing of wheelchair-bound malingerer Andy and his long-suffering helper Lou was overwhelmingly voted for by visitors to the attraction.
A less comical malingerer is Nick Nolte's Father Harlan.
Aged 54 and having been branded a malingerer for "faking" bronchitis, he was sent to a lunatic asylum, where, suffering from Alzheimer's, he died believing he was a 14-year-old boy.
He said: "These people start from a position that assumes anyone claiming benefits is a malingerer and a liar.