(C) Factitious disorder by proxy
(B) Factitious disorder
A 60-year-old man is referred to you by his primary physician for constantly going to emergency rooms and asking for pain pills to assist him in his painful legs. After extensive testing, the health care professionals find nothing wrong and after looking at his medical charts, it becomes suspicious that he is addicted on pain medications. He has no other mental health history or medical history that would explain the requests for medications. What would be your provisional diagnosis?
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