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What is the name of the affliction and what do you call a ...

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What is the name of the affliction and what do you call a person who creates dangerous situations in order to then save the potential victims? (e.g. a fireman who starts a fire only to then save the inhabitants).
Submitted: 10 years ago.
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Expert:  Lori replied 10 years ago.
There is a disorder called Munchausen by Proxy where a mother makes her children ill or makes herself ill in order to gain attention.
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