Factitious disorder by proxy

Boris Nemets, Hannah Nemets, Zeev Kaplan

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    Abstract

    Factitious disorder by proxy remains one of the least known and most controversial disorders in psychiatry. The following review refers to the contemporary approach to the disorder, its prevalence, risk factors, diagnostic problems, treatment and coping.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)695-697
    Number of pages3
    JournalHarefuah
    Volume146
    Issue number9
    StatePublished - 1 Jan 2007

    Keywords

    • Child abuse
    • Factitious disorder
    • Factitious disorder by proxy
    • Personality disorders
    • Somatic delusion

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • General Medicine

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