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Munchausen Syndrome (cont.)

Munchausen Syndrome Medications

Medications can be useful if conditions exist along with the Munchausen syndrome. Serotonin reuptake inhibitors can be helpful in people with Munchausen syndrome who also often have (comorbid) depression, and at least theoretically, low-dose antipsychotics can help those with coexisting borderline personality disorder.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/17/2014

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