Munchausen by Proxy and Brain Damage

@article{Meadow1984MunchausenBP,
  title={Munchausen by Proxy and Brain Damage},
  author={R. Meadow},
  journal={Developmental Medicine \& Child Neurology},
  year={1984},
  volume={26}
}
  • R. Meadow
  • Published 1984
  • Medicine
  • Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology
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