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Munchausen syndrome and Munchausen syndrome by proxy

Munchausen syndrome and Munchausen syndrome by proxy

Munchausen’s Syndrome is described as a psychological and behavioural condition where a person fakes illness in order to become the centre of attention of those around them. However, Munchausen syndrome by proxy is a form of child abuse wherein parents or caregivers feign symptoms and signs in a child either by lying or actually injuring the child themselves. The exact cause of the condition is unknown.

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