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addaword.gifdefinition of Munchausen by Internet

(also MBI)
when people fake serious illness for themselves or their relatives on Internet forums, chatrooms, etc
Some psychiatrists have started using the term M√ľnchausen by internet (MBI) to describe this behaviour.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 01/06/2012 15:10:00
Definition of Munchausen by Internet from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online


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