Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Münchausen syndrome was named by Jane Asher's father

Münchausen syndrome is a psychological disorder wherein people feign illness to gain attention, sympathy or reassurance.

It was named by the British endocrinologist and haematologist Richard Asher.

And Richard Asher was the father of the actress Jane Asher - and also of the musician Peter Asher, who once left a comment on this blog.

I think we have found our Trivial Fact of the Day.

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