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MUNCHAUSEN SYNDROME BY PROXY THE HINTERLAND OF CHILD ABUSE
TLDR
Parents who, by falsification, caused their children innumerable harmful hospital procedures--a sort of Munchausen syndrome by proxy are described. Expand
Parental Perspectives in Cases of Suspected Child Abuse
Hedy Cleaver, Pam Freeman HMSO, £22, pp 178 ISBN 0 11 321786 2 In suspected child abuse the interaction between those who investigate it and the parents is fraught with problems. Some readers ofExpand
Unnatural sudden infant death
  • R. Meadow
  • Medicine
  • Archives of disease in childhood
  • 1 January 1999
TLDR
Clinical features of 81 children judged by criminal and family courts to have been killed by their parents were studied, finding that certain features are indicative of unnatural infant death, some are also associated with SIDS. Expand
Management of Munchausen syndrome by proxy.
  • R. Meadow
  • Medicine
  • Archives of disease in childhood
  • 1 April 1985
TLDR
Effective management for the child and the family is even more difficult and some of the common and difficult problems are discussed. Expand
Munchausen syndrome by proxy: a study of psychopathology.
TLDR
The most notable psychopathology was the presence of a personality disorder in 17 of the mothers, which were predominantly Histrionic and Borderline types, however, most subjects met the criteria for more than one category of personality disorder. Expand
Munchausen syndrome by proxy.
  • R. Meadow
  • Medicine
  • Archives of disease in childhood
  • 1 February 1982
Information is presented about 19 children, under age 7 years, from 17 families, whose mothers consistently gave fraudulent clinical histories and fabricated signs so causing them needless harmfulExpand
Suffocation, recurrent apnea, and sudden infant death.
  • R. Meadow
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of pediatrics
  • 1 September 1990
TLDR
Repetitive suffocation has a characteristic clinical presentation that should allow identification before brain damage or death occurs, and should also allow the cause of death of some cases of sudden infant death to be established more accurately. Expand
Different interpretations of Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy.
  • R. Meadow
  • Medicine
  • Child abuse & neglect
  • 1 May 2002
The definition of Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy is reviewed and considered in the context of the overlap with other harmful behaviors of parents. The high incidence of personal abnormal illnessExpand
Psychiatric disturbance, urgency, and bacteriuria in children with day and night wetting.
TLDR
Day wetting combined with bed wetting occurred equally in boys and girls and was associated with daytime urgency and greater frequency of psychiatric disturbance, and soiling was also associated. Expand
What is, and what is not, 'Munchausen syndrome by proxy'?
  • R. Meadow
  • Medicine
  • Archives of disease in childhood
  • 1 June 1995
TLDR
The Munchausen syndrome by proxy presenting as apparent autoerythrocyte sensitization syndrome: an unusual presentation of Polle syndrome is a new complication of central venous catheterization. Expand
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