[Pathomimesis and Münchhausen syndrome].

Abstract

Factitious disorders, as pathomimesis and Münchhausen syndrome, have to be diagnosed early to avoid numerous exams and inadequate treatments, which intensify symptoms. Lesions are self-inflicted in a fully conscious manner. The patient does not search for direct benefits, hides his/her responsibility in the induction of lesions. Factitious disorders have to… (More)

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