More Munchausen with chronic pain

David A Fishbain, M. Goldberg, R. S. Rosomoff, H. L. Rosomoff

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Abstract

Munchausen's syndrome is a popular name for a factitious disorder with physical symptoms. We have identified four Munchausen patients within a sample of 2,860 chronic pain patients for a frequency of 0.14%. These patients are described and an attempt is made to develop a profile of the Munchausen patient presenting with chronic pain.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)237-244
Number of pages8
JournalClinical Journal of Pain
Volume7
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 1991

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  • Clinical Neurology

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Fishbain, D. A., Goldberg, M., Rosomoff, R. S., & Rosomoff, H. L. (1991). More Munchausen with chronic pain. Clinical Journal of Pain, 7(3), 237-244.