Dissimulate - the desire of patients to hide their disease or its symptoms. Most often dissimulate observed in psychiatric patients with delusional disorder or depression. Thus, patients with delirium of jealousy, harassment tend to deny all the facts, testifying to their misconduct. On the other hand, being placed in the hospital, they, in order to achieve the statement can say that they realized that before were sick, but they have now all has passed away".
If the doctor does not notice dissimulation, patients do not receive adequate treatment, and once you leave the hospital, can make dangerous actions delusional motives (revenge for a room in a hospital, consider delusional way). Depression with the ideas of self-blame, patients may dissimulate state, considering that unworthy of attention of doctors, "illegally eat state bread" and so on, Especially dangerous cases, when patients in a state of depression and despair try to commit suicide and, as it is difficult to implement in the hospital, begin to hide the severity of their condition and to make statements with the intention to realize their aspirations to suicide.

Dissimulate (from lat. dissimulatio - withholding, hiding) - deliberate concealment of the patients symptoms of his illness. Most often dissimilitude mentally ill delusions, hallucinations and depression with suicidal thoughts. Dissimulate can occur in those patients where there is a significant reduction of the intellect, and the patient understands that the existing painful symptom is perceived by others, contrary to the opinion of the patient, as a manifestation of mental illness. Not wanting to be placed in a psychiatric hospital, trying to leave her, or to implement some of the actions associated with painful symptom and outflow, patients are beginning to argue that they didn painful manifestations and there was not. In other cases, patients claim that if in the past they have had these symptoms of the illness, but now they're gone.
Dissimulate delusions often observed with mental illness, the main symptom of which is systematized nonsense. Patients soon after the onset of the disease are convinced that their delusional statements and hallucinations others regarded as manifestations of a psychiatric disorder, and begin to dissimulate them.
Dissimulate that it can have positive character: it helps to adapt to the environment, to perform professional work and responsibilities in the family and the home. However, it is fraught with great danger, because the patient with brad, for example prosecution may commit murder or other severe aggression against his alleged enemy. Hiding from doctors and others their painful experiences, the patient can prepare for committing socially dangerous actions and to systematically implement it. Patients with depression, understanding that the pursuit of suicide can be rendered counteraction, can also dissimulate, arguing that any thoughts of suicide among them. Typing thus misleading the relatives and doctors, patients result in the execution of his intention to commit suicide.
Dissimulate occurs in physical illness, such as in cases, when a patient seeks to accelerate the discharge or to be accepted to work, presenting a particularly strict requirements for health reasons.