Written by Lilian Ndongmo. ESL Teacher
If you’re looking at this word and thinking of food (‘munch’) or house (‘hausen’), you couldn’t be more wrong. Munchausen is an illness, a pathological disorder. A person affected by munchausen fakes illness in order to attract attention and sympathy. To learn more about spotting munchausen, as well as symptoms and treatment, watch the video below. Are suffering from or know someone who is suffering from munchausen? Ask your doctor for help.
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