Results for: Munchausen-syndrome

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Is Munchausen syndrome by proxy a form of child abuse?

Munchausen syndrome by proxy can be a form of child abuse if the victim is a child. Nearly all victims are children. However, there are many cases of disabled siblings, elderl (MORE)

What is a syndrome?

A syndrome is a collection of recognizable features, behaviors, signs and symptoms (as reported by a patient) which frequently occur together and can be observed or detected c (MORE)

What is Munchausen syndrome by proxy?

In a variation of the more common disorder Munchausen syndrome, Munchausen syndrome by proxy, an individual, typically a mother, intentionally causes or fabricates illness in (MORE)
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What is Marquio syndrome?

Morquio syndrome is an inherited disease of metabolism in which the body is missing or doesn't have enough of a substance needed to break down long chains of sugar molecules c (MORE)

What are some symptoms of Munchausen Syndrome?

Munchausen Syndrome refers to faking or producing illness or injury in order to meet other emotional needs. In other words, this is a form of deception in order to get the des (MORE)

What are some cases of Munchausen by Proxy Syndrome?

Munchausen by Proxy Syndrome is an mental illness that manifests in  a parent, where they seek to gain attention through harming their  child. An example would be the case o (MORE)