Münchausen syndrome presenting with chronic pain

Case report

David A Fishbain, Myron Goldberg, Renée Steel Rosomoff, Hubert L. Rosomoff

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Abstract

A factitious disorder is one that has been fabricated or simulated by the patient. Münchausen syndrome is a subtype of factitious disorder. This syndrome has not previously been described in relationship to chronic pain/chronic pain treatment units. Such a patient is presented and the clues to the identification of this syndrome within chronic pain patients are presented.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)91-94
Number of pages4
JournalPain
Volume35
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1988

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Keywords

  • Chronic pain
  • Münchausen syndrome

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Neurology
  • Pharmacology
  • Clinical Psychology

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Fishbain, D. A., Goldberg, M., Rosomoff, R. S., & Rosomoff, H. L. (1988). Münchausen syndrome presenting with chronic pain: Case report. Pain, 35(1), 91-94. https://doi.org/10.1016/0304-3959(88)90280-1

Münchausen syndrome presenting with chronic pain : Case report. / Fishbain, David A; Goldberg, Myron; Rosomoff, Renée Steel; Rosomoff, Hubert L.

In: Pain, Vol. 35, No. 1, 01.01.1988, p. 91-94.

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Fishbain, DA, Goldberg, M, Rosomoff, RS & Rosomoff, HL 1988, 'Münchausen syndrome presenting with chronic pain: Case report', Pain, vol. 35, no. 1, pp. 91-94. https://doi.org/10.1016/0304-3959(88)90280-1
Fishbain DA, Goldberg M, Rosomoff RS, Rosomoff HL. Münchausen syndrome presenting with chronic pain: Case report. Pain. 1988 Jan 1;35(1):91-94. https://doi.org/10.1016/0304-3959(88)90280-1
Fishbain, David A ; Goldberg, Myron ; Rosomoff, Renée Steel ; Rosomoff, Hubert L. / Münchausen syndrome presenting with chronic pain : Case report. In: Pain. 1988 ; Vol. 35, No. 1. pp. 91-94.
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