Munchausen syndrome

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Synonyms for Munchausen syndrome

syndrome consisting of feigning acute and dramatic illness for which no clinical evidence is ever found

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Fabricated or Induced Illness may even be more difficult to diagnose because the child is really a victim.
We accept that we made mistakes in the management of this case which we very much regret, particularly around our analysis of the 241-page forensic assessment provided by the medical expert instructed by all parties to carry out the assessment of the family, in relation to fabricated or induced illness.
First recognised in 1977, it is more formally known as fabricated or induced illness.
Fabricated or induced illness in a child by a carer; a reader.
In the published part of the judgment in this case, McFarlane J offered guidance on appropriate practice in applications for emergency protection orders (EPOs), and also on dealing with suspected cases of fabricated or induced illness and recording confidential information given to a case conference.
It's the lead case on induced illness, which is commonly known as Munchausen's syndrome by proxy,' she said.
Robert's psychiatrist has tentatively diagnosed Anna with Munchausen syndrome by proxy, suggesting she reported or induced illness in Robert in order to give herself a crusade.
Inoculees gained immunity but also became temporarily infectious and could easily spark outbreaks unless quarantined for the duration of their induced illness.
By reading it, you'll learn not only about the science of exposure, but what the government is doing (or not doing) about it and where to go for help if you suspect your children have a chemically induced illness.