Munchausen Syndrome Resources, Support and References

Munchausen Syndrome Support Groups

Support groups for Munchausen syndrome provide emotional support and love for people suffering from the condition. They offer motivation and strength to individuals suffering from Munchausen syndrome while undergoing treatment. Support groups provide hope and encouragement in times of depression and anxiety.


This is a group that offers comfort, support, and assistance to people suffering from Munchausen syndrome.

National Alliance on Mental Illness

Established in 1979, NAMI is the biggest grassroots organization for people with mental disorders as well as their families. It has branches in every American state and in over 1,100 local communities.

National Institute of Mental Health

NIMH is the biggest scientific organization focused on conducting research about information, treatment, and prevention of mental health disorders as well as the promotion of mental health.

Munchausen Syndrome References

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Mayo Clinic

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Mayo Clinic

[BACK] - 5: Hamilton, James., & Feldman, Marc. “Munchausen Syndrome”. eMedicine. April 4, 2006

[BACK] - 6: ”Treating Munchausen Syndrome”. NHS Choices.

[BACK] - 7: Feldman, Marc. ”Munchausen Syndrome”. Microsoft Encarta

Could You Have Munchausen Syndrome?

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Related Conditions

Factitious Disorder – Deliberate Feigning of Symptoms, Exaggeration of Medical Condition
Malingering – Faking of Symptoms with Obvious Incentive Benefits, Exaggeration of Medical Condition, Lying, Deception
Munchausen By Proxy - An Individual Fabricates Or Exaggerates an Illness of Another Individual, Usually a Child, In Order to Draw Attention Or Sympathy from Others