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Factitious Disorder by Proxy
= Munchausen‟s By Proxy
Intentional production or feigning of physical or psychological signs or symptoms in another person under the individual‟s care
Motivation is to assume the sick role by proxy
No external incentives for the behaviour (economic gain, avoiding legal responsibility)
Warning signs: child aged 15 months to 6 years, baffling multisystem symptoms, taken to lots of health care providers, over attached parent, no symptoms when parent absent, strange poisonings, reported seizures