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(6) Interestingly, the most commonly reported secondary gain was food and shelter, similar to Mr.
The reason for attempting suicide was reported to be obtaining secondary gain (8, 27).
This external incentive, secondary gain, influences behavior (Scott & McDermott, 2013).
This type of positive relationship among the sick person, disease, and social group is called secondary gain, (17) which is characterized as any benefit that a specific situation of sickness could provide to the sick person.
"The pharmacy has a certain secondary gain from having the patient in there," he noted.
Another subtle psychological issue that is raised in this case is the possibility of secondary gain. For the prisoner, the facts suggest no indication of secondary gain in terms of being released or privileged in jail or prison.
Ms Beresford said: "Some people might be walking to work once a week to save money on a bus or tube fare, the secondary gain is that people are starting to feel a little bit more in control of their diet and their exercise regime."
There would be no secondary gain and the review would be based on actual evidence-based medicine vs.
An underlying psychological disorder and a desire for secondary gain drive this deception.
As an organization like WMH/ProHealth integrates storytelling into their culture (the CEO also uses storytelling, setting an example for the organization), they realize a secondary gain of teaching staff how to put together narratives.
With inability to relieve the patient's pain, confounding factors of medication overuse, noncompliance, and secondary gain or malingering often cloud the clinical picture.
She writes, "Custody and mental health workers who need to make decisions on the basis of limited information look for signs of intentionality." Individual expression of inmates, especially expression of those confined in control units, is often symbolic and intentionally aimed at some obscure secondary gain. This clouds the issue of intentionality so that even the most seasoned mental health worker struggles with making the distinction.