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Patient or Pretender: Inside the Strange World of Factitious Disorders - Recounts the case histories of factitious disorder patients who make themselves ill as a way of gaining emotional fulfillment and recognition. They take playing sick to pathological extremes, profoundly affecting their lives as well as the lives of those who support them. In these pages, readers will find a group of cases so bizarre that they challenge the imagination and, at times, medical knowledge
A mental disorder because the patient has an abnormal need for a sick role. Patients are aware of but will deny their deceit.
How to decode the web of lies spun by pathological liars, Cluster B's, and other toxic manipulators
from Cleavland Clinic - Factitious disorder imposed on another (FDIA) formerly Munchausen syndrome by proxy (MSP) - a mental illness in which a person acts as if an individual he or she is caring for has a physical or mental illness when the person is not really sick.
Munchausen syndrome by proxy (MSBP), also known as factitious disorder imposed on another, is a psychological disorder in which a caregiver fakes or induce