Ensuring continuity of care for a Munchausen patient through a public guardian

B. H. McFarland, M. Resnick, J. D. Bloom

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Abstract

Patients having chronic factitious disorder with physical symptoms (Munchausen's syndrome) may obstruct treatment of coexistent medical or surgical problems. When faced with this situation recently, the authors found public guardianship a useful approach to ensure continuity of care.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)65-67
Number of pages3
JournalHospital and Community Psychiatry
Volume34
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1983

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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