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Year : 1993  |  Volume : 35  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 187-188

Munchausen Syndrome and Trihexyphenidyl Dependence


1 Psychiatric Specialist and Liaison Officer, P. O. Box 2292, Buraidah Mental Health Hospital, Buraidah, Al-Qassim, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia
2 Public Health Department, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Egypt, Egypt

Correspondence Address:
N A Qureshi
Psychiatric Specialist and Liaison Officer, P. O. Box 2292, Buraidah Mental Health Hospital, Buraidah, Al-Qassim
Saudi Arabia
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The authors describe a woman with Munchausen's syndrome who, during the course of illness, developed dependence on Trihexyphenidyl which besides being partially treated was used in establishing the stable linkage with a hospital and was also successfully utilized in the management of Munchausen's syndrome.



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