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Are factitious disorders linked to personality disorders?

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Many people with factitious disorders also have other mental conditions, particularly personality disorders. People with personality disorders have long-standing patterns of thinking and acting that differ from what society considers usual or normal. These people generally also have problems managing their lives and problems forming healthy relationships.

From: Factitious Disorders WebMD Medical Reference

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Mayo Clinic: "Munchausen syndrome."

Medscape: "Factitious Disorder."

Disorders.org: "Factitious Disorders."

 

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on May 11, 2018

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: "Munchausen syndrome."

Medscape: "Factitious Disorder."

Disorders.org: "Factitious Disorders."

 

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on May 11, 2018

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