Font Size
A
A
A

Munchausen Syndrome (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

factitious disorder, FD, pseudosickness, Munchhausen syndrome, Münchhausen syndrome, Munchausen syndrome, Münchhausen syndrome by proxy, Munchausen syndrome by proxy, fake illness, fake sickness, self-induced sickness, self-inflicted injury, self-induced illness, psychological Munchausen syndrome

Patient Comments & Reviews

The eMedicineHealth doctors ask about Munchausen Syndrome:

Munchausen Syndrome - Experience

Please describe your experience with Munchausen syndrome.




Read What Your Physician is Reading on Medscape

Munchausen Syndrome »

The medical case literature provides compelling documentation of patients who have intentionally exaggerated, feigned, simulated, aggravated, or self-induced an illness or injury for the primary purpose of assuming the sick role.

Read More on Medscape Reference »


Medical Dictionary