A factitious disorder is a condition in which a person acts as if they have an illness by deliberately producing, feigning, or exaggerating symptoms.
Factitious disorder imposed on another is a condition in which a person deliberately produces, feigns, or exaggerates symptoms in a person in their care. Münchausen syndrome, a severe form of factitious disorder ,it is one of the severe disorder. Symptoms: Clever and convincing medical problems.
The primary treatment for factitious disorders is psychotherapy (a type of counseling). Treatment likely will focus on changing the thinking and behavior of the individual with the disorder. Family therapy may also be helpful in teaching family members not to reward or reinforce the behavior of the person with the disorder.
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