The former nurse was diagnosed as suffering from Munchausen
syndrome by proxy when she carried out the attacks between 1991 and 1993.
No-one is sure what causes Munchausen
syndrome by proxy.
Criddle (2010) and Kucuker, Demir, and Oral (2010) both suggested that MSbP can be a comorbidity of sorts, a condition that begins in an adult as Adult Factitious Disorder, or Munchausen
Syndrome, and progresses to MSbP when children are introduced.
Historial y caracterizacion del Sindrome de Munchausen
Bretz SW, Richards JR: Munchausen
syndrome presenting acutely in the emergency department.
Los trastornos facticios del tipo no Munchausen
son mas frecuentes en mujeres con caracteristicas pasivas, inmaduras, conformistas, que requieren mayor apoyo e intervencion familiar, y con frecuencia son profesionales de la salud (4).
6) Diseases & Conditions, Munchausen
Syndrome by Proxy,
Both hypokalemia and factitious hematuria occasionally have been reported in Munchausen
syndrome but never in the same patient.
The Fantastic Adventures of Baron Munchausen
" is a masterful retelling or reinventing of "Traditional and Newly Discovered Tales of Karl Friedrich Hieronymus von Munchausen
," translated by Belinda Cooper and illustrated by Aljoscha Blau.
For the first time, the family physician openly suggested considering the possibility of Munchausen
syndrome by proxy (MSP).
A I think you're referring to Munchausen
syndrome by proxy, where a parent will deliberately fabricate an illness in their child to get attention, even making them ill deliberately to do so.
The syndrome is named after Baron von Munchausen
, a fictional character who told tales of imaginary exploits.