Factitious disorder by proxy

Boris Nemets, Hannah Nemets, Zeev Kaplan

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review


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
Issue number9
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2007


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

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine (all)


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