Münchäusen

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Münchäusen

Baron traveler grossly embellishes his experiences. [Ger. Lit.: Harvey, 565]
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Maxine bagged the wedding of her dreams on the Channel Four soap even though her secret had been exposed to her friend Sienna Blake and Dr Levi Rochester who diagnosed Munchausen's after finding nothing physically wrong with her.
People who suffer from Munchausen syndrome by proxy are predominantly females with a history of abuse who are looking for sympathy and attention.
Adora is very private Munchausen's, so she became almost a slightly different person.
He is the author of six previous novels: My Brother's Keeper, Crossroads, In the Black, Somethin' for Nothin', Murder by Munchausen, and The Darknet (Murder by Munchausen Mystery #2).
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.
As a psychiatric conundrum, the solution of Munchausen's demands all volunteered but sensible input.
We hereby report a case of Munchausen's syndrome presented with the varying bleeding symptoms.
We left and he told me he thought it was a Munchausen case.
At least half of his lines on Munchausen were ad-libbed, it was almost impossible to stop him.