Munchausen ' s Syndrome as a Dissociative Disorde r

  title={Munchausen ' s Syndrome as a Dissociative Disorde r},
  author={Jean Goodwin},
A patient is described who was diagnosed as having Munchausen's Syndrome and Munchausen's by Proxy as well a s Multiple Personality Disorder. Commonalities between Munchausen's and Multiple Personality Disorder include : muitigenerational patterns, self-mutilating behaviors, multiple somatic symptoms, having been accused of lying, use of many different names , and fuguelike disappearances . Commonalities between Munchausen's and child abuse related behaviors include hospital peregrination and… CONTINUE READING