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Munchausen Syndrome is a factitious disorder and a mental illness in which an individual repeatedly and deliberately acts as if they have a mental or physical illness. Here is the latest research.

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Science Advances

Central Europe temperature constrained by speleothem fluid inclusion water isotopes over the past 14,000 years

Science AdvancesJune 1, 2019
Stéphane AffolterMarkus Leuenberger
Frontiers in Psychology

Retrieval-Induced Forgetting in the Feigning Amnesia for a Crime Paradigm

Frontiers in PsychologyApril 26, 2019
Ivan MangiulliMarko Jelicic
Journal of Medical Case Reports

Munchausen syndrome mimicking refractory subcutaneous abscess with bacteremia, diagnosed by repetitive element sequence-based polymerase chain reaction: a case report

Journal of Medical Case ReportsSeptember 12, 2019
Naoki IwanagaHiroshi Mukae
Irish Journal of Medical Science

Malignant but not maleficent: acute leukaemia as a possible explanation of disease and death in vampire victims

Irish Journal of Medical ScienceNovember 12, 2019
Stinne TranekærDennis Lund Hansen
Clinics in Dermatology

Self-induced dermatoses: A great imitator

Clinics in DermatologyJanuary 11, 2019
Madhulika A Gupta, Aditya Kumar Gupta
Frontiers in Plant Science

Translocation of Phytoliths Within Natural Soil Profiles in Northeast China

Frontiers in Plant ScienceOctober 17, 2019
Lidan LiuNan-Nan Li
Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care

Dying to be Ill: Munchausen meets warfarin overdose

Journal of Family Medicine and Primary CareAugust 1, 2019
Padmastuti AkellaAhmad Daniyal Siddiqui
Quality of Life Research : an International Journal of Quality of Life Aspects of Treatment, Care and Rehabilitation

Psychometric properties of the Japanese version of the EQ-5D-Y by self-report and proxy-report: reliability and construct validity

Quality of Life Research : an International Journal of Quality of Life Aspects of Treatment, Care and RehabilitationJune 26, 2019
Takeru ShiroiwaKojiro Shimozuma
Scientific Reports

A sea-level plateau preceding the Marine Isotope Stage 2 minima revealed by Australian sediments

Scientific ReportsMay 10, 2019
Takeshige IshiwaYosuke Miyairi
The Clinical Neuropsychologist

The other face of illness-deception: Diagnostic criteria for factitious disorder with proposed standards for clinical practice and research

The Clinical NeuropsychologistSeptember 19, 2019
Michael D ChafetzPaige S Haley

West Asian sources of the Eurasian component in Ethiopians: a reassessment

bioRxivJuly 8, 2019
Ludovica MolinaroLuca Pagani
The Journal of ECT

Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in the Treatment of Skin Picking Disorder: An Exploratory Trial

The Journal of ECTJune 19, 2019
Efruz Pirdoğan AydinKayihan Oğuz Karamustafalioğlu
Der Hautarzt; Zeitschrift für Dermatologie, Venerologie, und verwandte Gebiete

Pitfall cryothermic dermatitis artefacta

Der Hautarzt; Zeitschrift für Dermatologie, Venerologie, und verwandte GebieteJune 9, 2019
Mirjana ZiemerRobin Reschke

Rapid leaf trait response to growing-season meteorology in Vitis: Implications for leaf physiognomic paleoclimate reconstructions

bioRxivJuly 25, 2019
Aly BaumgartnerDaniel J Peppe
Behavioural Neurology

The Incidence of Diagnosis of Munchausen Syndrome, Other Factitious Disorders, and Malingering

Behavioural NeurologyMarch 3, 2019
Harald SchraderJan Olav Aasly
Australasian Psychiatry : Bulletin of Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists

Dopamine dysregulation syndrome in non-Parkinson's disease patients: a systematic review

Australasian Psychiatry : Bulletin of Royal Australian and New Zealand College of PsychiatristsApril 30, 2019
Jodi Cartoon, Jothi Ramalingam

Epicuticular wax lipid composition of endemic European Betula species and its application to chemotaxonomy and paleobotany

bioRxivAugust 13, 2019
Jan Weber, Lorenz Schwark
Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology

Medical Child Abuse: An Unusual "Source" of Vaginal Bleeding

Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent GynecologyMarch 30, 2019
David M KelleyK Michele Curran
The Australasian Journal of Dermatology

Cutaneous manifestation of IgG4-related disease mimicking dermatitis artefacta

The Australasian Journal of DermatologySeptember 11, 2019
Vivek Ashoka MenonRenee Cf Chan
Indian Dermatology Online Journal

Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy

Indian Dermatology Online JournalJuly 24, 2019
Anuradha Kakkanatt BabuNamitha Das

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