The manipulative patient.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

"Manipulative" is a popular but often misused description of behavior seen in some patients who come to psychiatric attention. The authors suggest a definition of "manipulation" which can impart helpful information about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. They survey the differential diagnosis of manipulative behavior and consider specific treatment strategies.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Hamilton, JD; Decker, N; Rumbaut, RD

Published Date

  • April 1986

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 40 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 189 - 200

PubMed ID

  • 3728747

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0002-9564

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1176/appi.psychotherapy.1986.40.2.189


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States