malingerer


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malingerer

 [mah-ling´ger-er]
one who is guilty of malingering.

ma·lin·ger·er

(mă-ling'gĕr-ĕr),
One who engages in malingering.

ma·lin·ger·er

(mă-ling'gĕr-ĕr)
One who engages in malingering.
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It is also important to remember that malingering clients can become highly litigious, and therefore practitioners must give the malingerers' demands and requests as much formal attention as possible.
Such programs are especially important in preventing stress claims in the Replicated Family Worker, High Achiever, Constant Turmoil Worker, and Malingerer categories.
Small business group ISME branded workers who throw a sickie "malingerers" and said feigned illness was costing EUR1billion a year.
For the malingerer, a headache is always "a migraine", or a "crippling migraine" if he wants added sympathy; backache is "a slipped disc"; indigestion is "food poisoning" and a cold is most definitely the flu.
Consultant psychiatrist Dr Nicholas Cooling, aged 50, who helped set up the national police psychiatric service in May 2001, claimed it was his "duty as a citizen" to get hard evidence West Midlands Police constable Robert Millar was a "persistent malingerer".
As a result those who claim to be suffering from stress can often be labelled a malingerer. In the grand tradition of Doubting Thomas if you can't see it, then some people find it hard to believe it exists.
It helps me that there is a two-week international break and I should be back after that." Saha, 30, managed just six league starts last season - and 52 in total during his four-and-a-half years at Old Trafford - and hit back at suggestions he was a malingerer. "For people to say there was nothing wrong with me was not true," he said.
Although the epic depiction of Rorke's Drift starred Michael Caine and Stanley Baker, Booth stole scenes as the drunken malingerer, who comes good when his blood is up - a characterisation which upset his family.
Henry Hook - portrayed in the film Zulu as a Cockney malingerer - was actually a Gloucestershire man and a most upright soldier.
But there have been times when I have had people look at me as if I am a malingerer. I have been out of work for more than two years and really I should be supporting my family, but I can't."