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Research & Reviews  39 results

The girl who cried wolf: A literature review and case report of pediatric factitious di...
https://doi.org/10.1177/1359104521996742
Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry; Ruppert R, Jeremy Mao KH

Feb 24th, 2021 - Pediatric presentations of factitious disorder (Munchausen syndrome) remain underdiagnosed and poorly understood compared to adult cases. The purpose of this study is to review the current literature on child and adolescent factitious disorder in ...

A brain origin for factitious disorder (Munchausen's) with malingering? A single case w...
https://doi.org/10.1080/13554794.2020.1858110
Neurocase Coebergh JA, Amlani A et. al.

Dec 11th, 2020 - We describe a patient who presented with gender identity dysphoria and stroke-like symptoms who we diagnosed with Munchausen's syndrome (factitious disorder). We discuss whether a brain lesion in the left frontal cortex is a possible risk factor, ...

Factitious Disorder (Munchausen Syndrome) in Plastic Surgery: A Systematic Review of 42...
https://doi.org/10.1097/SAP.0000000000002526
Annals of Plastic Surgery; Evans RL, Tew JC et. al.

Aug 17th, 2020 - Patients with factitious disorder (FD) or "Munchausen syndrome" intentionally fabricate or induce medical problems for psychological gratification. They may deceive plastic surgeons into performing multiple unnecessary procedures. We undertook the...

The other face of illness-deception: Diagnostic criteria for factitious disorder with p...
https://doi.org/10.1080/13854046.2019.1663265
The Clinical Neuropsychologist; Chafetz MD, Bauer RM et. al.

Sep 19th, 2019 - Objective: This paper aims to develop diagnostic criteria for factitious disorder (FD) and a heuristic for research by creating standards for delineating criterion groups.Method: Both FD and malingering are conceptualized within a rubric of illnes...

Triparesis: an unusual presentation of factitious disorder.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6536193
BMJ Case Reports; Padhy SK, Sapkota P et. al.

May 11th, 2019 - Factitious disorder (FD) has diverse presentations but neurological presentation is unusual. In this report, we discuss a case of FD who presented with triparesis, that is, weakness of both lower limbs and right upper limb. Diagnosis of FD was mad...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  43 results

The girl who cried wolf: A literature review and case report of pediatric factitious di...
https://doi.org/10.1177/1359104521996742
Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry; Ruppert R, Jeremy Mao KH

Feb 24th, 2021 - Pediatric presentations of factitious disorder (Munchausen syndrome) remain underdiagnosed and poorly understood compared to adult cases. The purpose of this study is to review the current literature on child and adolescent factitious disorder in ...

A brain origin for factitious disorder (Munchausen's) with malingering? A single case w...
https://doi.org/10.1080/13554794.2020.1858110
Neurocase Coebergh JA, Amlani A et. al.

Dec 11th, 2020 - We describe a patient who presented with gender identity dysphoria and stroke-like symptoms who we diagnosed with Munchausen's syndrome (factitious disorder). We discuss whether a brain lesion in the left frontal cortex is a possible risk factor, ...

Factitious Disorder (Munchausen Syndrome) in Plastic Surgery: A Systematic Review of 42...
https://doi.org/10.1097/SAP.0000000000002526
Annals of Plastic Surgery; Evans RL, Tew JC et. al.

Aug 17th, 2020 - Patients with factitious disorder (FD) or "Munchausen syndrome" intentionally fabricate or induce medical problems for psychological gratification. They may deceive plastic surgeons into performing multiple unnecessary procedures. We undertook the...

Factitious disorder - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/factitious-disorder/symptoms-causes/syc-20356028

Dec 13th, 2019 - Overview Factitious disorder is a serious mental disorder in which someone deceives others by appearing sick, by purposely getting sick or by self-injury. Factitious disorder also can happen when family members or caregivers falsely present others...

Factitious disorder - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/factitious-disorder/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20356034

Dec 13th, 2019 - Diagnosis Diagnosing factitious disorder is often extremely difficult. People with factitious disorder are experts at faking many different diseases and conditions. And often they do have real and even life-threatening medical conditions, even tho...

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News  1 results

A Reverend’s tale: Too tragic to be true?
https://www.mdedge.com/psychiatry/article/63138/reverends-tale-too-tragic-be-true/page/0/2

DIAGNOSIS: A rarely seen symptom Reverend R meets the DSM-IV-TR criteria for factitious disorder (Table 2). 1 The presentation of a patient with this disorder may include: fabrication of subjective complaints self-inflicted conditions exaggeration.

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Patient Education  2 results see all →