Munchausen syndrome by proxy
noun Date: 1977 a psychological disorder in which a parent and typically a mother harms her child (as by poisoning), falsifies the child's medical history, or tampers with the child's medical specimens in order to create a situation that requires or seems to require medical attention — called also Munchausen's syndrome by proxy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Münchausen syndrome by proxy — Classification and external resources DiseasesDB 33167 eMedicine med/3544 …   Wikipedia

  • Munchausen syndrome by proxy — also Munchausen s syndrome by proxy bī präk sē n a psychological disorder in which a parent and typically a mother harms her child (as by poisoning), falsifies the child s medical history, or tampers with the child s medical specimens in order to …   Medical dictionary

  • Munchausen syndrome by proxy — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = 33167 ICD10 = ICD9 = ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = med eMedicineTopic = 3544| eMedicine mult = eMedicine2|ped|2742 | MeshID = D016735 Fabricated or induced illness (FII), or… …   Wikipedia

  • Munchausen syndrome by proxy — noun → factitious disease. Abbrev.: MSBP, MBP Also, Munchausen s syndrome by proxy. {See Munchausen syndrome} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Munchausen syndrome by proxy — Mun′chausen syn drome by prox′y n. psy a form of Munchausen syndrome in which a person induces or claims to observe a disease in another, usually a close relative, in order to attract the doctor s attention to herself or himself …   From formal English to slang

  • Munchausen syndrome by proxy — Psychiatry. a form of Munchausen syndrome in which a person induces or claims to observe a disease in another, usually a close relative, in order to attract the doctor s attention to herself or himself. * * * …   Universalium

  • Munchausen syndrome by proxy — Psychiatry. a form of Munchausen syndrome in which a person induces or claims to observe a disease in another, usually a close relative, in order to attract the doctor s attention to herself or himself …   Useful english dictionary

  • Синдром Мюнхгаузена «от третьего лица» (Munchausen syndrome by proxy) — Синдром Мюнхгаузена «от третьего лица» (СМ) форма жестокого обращения с детьми, при к рой родители создают ложное представление о наличии заболеваний у своих детей или искусственно вызывают их с тем, чтобы затем обратиться за мед. помощью. В… …   Психологическая энциклопедия

  • Munchausen's syndrome by proxy — noun see Munchausen syndrome by proxy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Munchausen's syndrome by proxy — a mental disorder in which a person seeks attention by inducing or feigning illness in another person, typically a child. → Munchausen s syndrome …   English new terms dictionary

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