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Ahasuerus' reaction

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A variant of Münchhausen’s syndrome.

Description

A variant of Münchhausen’s syndrome. A symptom complex of no organopathological correlation occuring in abnormal personality changes. The term was coined in 1951 by Paul Wingate.

Bibliography

Paul Wingate, in a letter to Lanncet, 1951, I: 412-413.

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