The Thin Line between Munchausen Syndrome and Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy

Pietro Ferrara, Ottavio Vitelli, Lorenza Romani, Francesca Ianniello, Giovanna Carmela Fabrizio, Flaminia Vena, Valentina Del Volgo, Olga Caporale, Raffaele Pecoraro, Francesco Miconi, Marco Masci, Arianna Leone, Chiara Guadagno, Maria Amato, Annamaria Sbordone, Costanza Cutrona, Giulia Spina, Giacomo Perrone, Maria Cristina Basile, Antonio Gatto

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Abstract

Factitious disorders are the intentional production of feigning symptoms or disabilities; either physical or psychological. We report the case of a young girl, victim of Münchausen by proxy who became a Münchausen patient.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-2
Number of pages2
JournalJOURNAL OF PSYCHOLOGICAL ABNORMALITIES IN CHILDREN
Volume2014
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Keywords

  • Munchausen

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