Psychological aspects of simulation delusional symptoms in expert practice

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Abstract

The article considers relevant to the differentiated and science-based expert qualifications psychological aspects of simulation delusional disorder. The results obtained in the pilot study aimed techniques persons in the simulated forensic psychiatric mental illness allowed on the basis of statistical, including cluster, identify specific analysis of this contingent combination of cognitive-style characteristics with features of mental activity and creativity. It was found that certain constellation of cognitive controllers features the process of consolidation, the level and quality of fancy products with an appropriate motivational installation is predispozitciej formation and presentation of delusional constructions. The authors highlighted as key: tolerance unrealistic experience, medium-high level of creativity, polenezavisimsot which, when paired with various aspects of intellectual activity contribute to the creation of certain kvazibredovyh concepts.

General Information

Keywords: simulation, cognitive styles, delusional products creativity.

Journal rubric: Forensic and Clinical Psychology in Legal Context

Article type: scientific article

For citation: Morozova M., Savina O., Kuznetsov I. Psychological aspects of simulation delusional symptoms in expert practice [Elektronnyi resurs]. Psikhologiya i pravo = Psychology and Law, 2014. Vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 68–78. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

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Information About the Authors

Marina Morozova, PhD in Psychology, senior Researcher Laboratory of Psychology, V.P. Serbsky National Medical Research Centre for Psychiatry and Narcology of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3788-209X, e-mail: ekspertiza21@mail.ru

Olga Savina, PhD in Psychology, Leading Researcher Laboratory of Psychology, V.P. Serbsky National Medical Research Centre for Psychiatry and Narcology of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7548-5239, e-mail: psyhol1@yandex.ru

I. Kuznetsov, Medical Psychologist, Department of Psychology, V.P. Serbskiy State Research Center of Social and Forensic Psychiatry, Moscow, Russian Federation, Moscow, Russia, e-mail: Kuznetcov28@mail.ru

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