Munchausen syndrome in a mother and daughter: An unusual presentation of folie à deux

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Abstract

The author describes a mother and daughter, both admitted to a major medical center on the same day to the same room, and both with a clinical presentation consistent with Munchausen syndrome. To the author’s knowledge, this is the first report of Munchausen syndrome presenting as a folie a deux.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)368-370
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Nervous and Mental Disease
Volume174
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1986

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  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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