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  1. Which syndrome is a condition in which hostages develop a psychological bond with their captors during captivity?
  2. Which syndrome named after a German aristocrat is a psychological disorder where someone pretends to be ill in themselves? It is now called 'factitious disorder imposed on another'.
  3. The Royal British Legion says research suggests up to 33,000 veterans could be living with which syndrome?
  4. Which syndrome named after an ancient Greek philosopher is also known as senile squalor syndrome, a disorder characterized by extreme self-neglect, domestic squalor and compulsive hoarding?

  5. In June 2022 which musician announced that they had been diagnosed with Ramsay Hunt syndrome?
  6. Most CTS is related to idiopathic compression of the median nerve as it travels through the wrist. What does the acronym CTS stand for?
  7. Todd Syndrome causes one’s surroundings to appear distorted but is also known by which common title of a 1865 English novel?
  8. What does the acronym IBS stand for? It is a common condition that affects the digestive system.
  9. Skeeter syndrome is diagnosed when you have a strong reaction to what sort of animal bite?
  10. A psychological response in which a captor develops a positive bond with a victim is named after which South American capital city?
  11. Abbreviated as TS, which common neurodevelopmental disorder is characterized by multiple movement tics and at least one vocal tic?
  12. Which syndrome is that uncomfortable feeling you experience when you think you're incompetent and unqualified and assume everyone else around you knows what they're doing except you?
  13. Which syndrome, a form of malnutrition commonly experienced by elderly people unable to prepare meals and tend to themselves, is named after two breakfast products?
  14. Which syndrome named after an Austrian pediatrician was the name of a neurodevelopmental disorder no longer recognised as a diagnosis in itself, having been merged into autism spectrum disorder?
  15. SBS causes are mostly due to flaws in the ventilation, heating and air conditioning systems; what does SBS stand for?


  1. Stockholm syndrome
  2. Munchausen's syndrome
  3. Gulf War syndrome
  4. Diogenes syndrome
  5. Justin Bieber
  6. Carpal tunnel syndrome
  7. Alice in Wonderland syndrome
  8. Irritable bowel syndrome
  9. Mosquitoes
  10. Lima syndrome
  11. Tourette syndrome or Tourette's syndrome
  12. Imposter syndrome
  13. Tea and toast syndrome
  14. Asperger syndrome
  15. Sick building syndrome

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