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Munchausen Syndrome Directory

Munchausen syndrome is a mental illness in which an adult repeatedly acts as if he or she is sick, when there is no illness present. It is a serious disorder because some people will hurt themselves to produce symptoms of an illness. Symptoms include eagerness to undergo medical tests or procedures, dramatic medical history, unclear symptoms, multiple scars on the body, and more. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how Munchausen syndrome is caused as well as its symptoms, treatments, statistics, and more.

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