MUNCHAUSEN SYNDROME BY PROXY THE HINTERLAND OF CHILD ABUSE

@article{Meadow1977MUNCHAUSENSB,
  title={MUNCHAUSEN SYNDROME BY PROXY THE HINTERLAND OF CHILD ABUSE},
  author={R. Meadow},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={1977},
  volume={310},
  pages={343-345}
}
Some patients consistently produce false stories and fabricate evidence, so causing themselves needless hospital investigations and operations. Here are described parents who, by falsification, caused their children innumerable harmful hospital procedures--a sort of Munchausen syndrome by proxy. 
Munchausen syndrome by proxy
Munchausen syndrome by proxy (MSbP) is a “fabricated or induced illness” that is a severe form of child abuse. The danger persists even in the hospital if the perpetrator has access to the child.Expand
Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy/ Factious Disorder by Proxy
Munchausen Syndrome by proxy (MSBP) first described by Meadow is a serious form of child abuse. This is often very difficult to diagnose involving legal issues treating the victim and perpetuator.
Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy
Munchausen syndrome by proxy is the most difficult form of child abuse. It carries substantial morbidity and mortality. The diagnosis relies on appropriate suspicion and careful investigation. TheExpand
Munchausen syndrome by proxy.
TLDR
A mother causes or simulates her child’s symptoms and presents the child for diagnosis and treatment, and the child is diagnosed with Munchausen syndrome by proxy. Expand
Another case of Munchausen syndrome by proxy
TLDR
Munchausen syndrome by proxy is a difficult to diagnose, complex form of child abuse that allows the parent to victimize the child by presenting a fictitious medical history, which then initiates a series of unnecessary diagnostic procedures and therapeutic interventions. Expand
The Thin Line between Munchausen Syndrome and Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy
Factitious disorders are the intentional production of feigning symptoms or disabilities; either physical or psychological. We report the case of a young girl, victim of Munchausen by proxy whoExpand
Different interpretations of Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy.
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
Munchausen syndrome by proxy.
  • S. Meadow
  • Medicine
  • The Medico-legal journal
  • 1995
TLDR
This review considers the definition, clinical features, consequences, consequences (to both victim and perpetrator), diagnosis and outcome of the syndrome. Expand
Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy: 1990
The opinions or assertions contained herein are the private views of the authors and are not to be construed as official or as reflecting the views of the Department of the Army or the Department ofExpand
Identifying and Responding to Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy.
Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy is an unusual form of child abuse in which the mother falsifies illness in her child by simulating and#shor producing illness. The syndrome is found in all socioeconomicExpand
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