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Effects of Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy on the Victim

  title={Effects of Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy on the Victim},
  author={Kimberly Glazier},
  • Kimberly Glazier
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • The perpetrators of Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy (MSBP) produce symptoms that often result in multiple doctor visits, hospitalizations, incorrect diagnoses, and unnecessary procedures for the victim. Immediate physical harm exists for all suffers of MSBP. However, growing research suggests that there are lasting adverse physical, psychological, and social effects for individual victims of MSBP. The mortality rate and risk of further abuse for children who are returned home after they receive a… CONTINUE READING


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