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:Psychological | Physical | Combined | Factitious Disorder NOS
- Information, link, books, case studies, news and support center for
Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy.
Betrayed The Dilemma of Munchausen Syndrome By Proxy - Article
describing the effects and outcomes of people around those with this
Dr. Marc Feldman's
Munchausen Syndrome - Comprehensive site dealing with factitious
disorders, Munchausen syndrome, and Munchausen by proxy--conditions in
which people falsify illness for attention.
Factitious Disorder - Munchausen Syndrome - Patients with this
disorder knowingly fake symptoms, but do so for psychological reasons not
for monetary or other discrete objectives as in the case of Malingering.
They usually prefer the sick role and may move from hospital to hospital
in order to receive care. They are usually loners with an early childhood
background of trauma and deprivation. PsychNet.UK.
Factitious Disorder by Proxy - Munchausen syndrome by proxy - The
major feature of Factitious Disorder by Proxy is the deliberate production
or feigning of physical or psychological symptoms in another person who is
under that individual's care. The motive for the perpetrator's behavior is
thought to be a psychological need to assume the sick role by proxy.
Factitious Disorder By
Proxy/Munchausen By Proxy Syndrome - Information on the disorder and
how to succeed in a MSP case, a knowledge quiz, and resources.
Ganser's Syndrome - Ganser's Syndrome is a factitious disorder,
characterised by the individual mimicking behaviour yhey think are typical
of a psychosis, by providing nonsensical or wrong answers to questions,
and doing things incorrectly. The answers given, however, are usually so
close to the question as to reveal that the patient has understood the
Malingering - Malingering is a deliberate behavior for a known
external purpose. It is not considered a form of mental illness or
psychopathology, although it can occur in the context of other mental
illnesses. Malingering can be expressed in several forms from pure
malingering in which the individual falsifies all symptoms to partial
malingering in which the individual has symptoms but exaggerates the
impact which they have upon daily functioning. PsychNet.UK.
Mothers Against Munchausen
Syndrome - M.A.M.A. was started in response to the fast growing number
of false allegations of Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy (MSBP). Parents are
being accused of making their own children ill.
Munchausen by Proxy and Sexual Abuse - Comprehensive coverage of
Munchausen by proxy child abuse and its interface with sexual abuse
Munchausen Syndrome - Frequently Asked Questions - Offers tid bits to
shed light on this "factitious disorder".
Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy - A slide show on the disorder.
Munchausen's Syndrome by Proxy Resources - Listings of links to
articles, agencies, organizations and websites to find help and
Munchausen's Syndrome by Proxy (MSP) - Information on MSP from the
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Thursday May 20, 2010