Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy

Known as: Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy [Disease/Finding], munchausen by proxy syndrome, syndrome munchausen by proxy 
A phenomenon in which symptoms of a disease are fabricated by an individual other than the patient causing unnecessary, and often painful, physical… (More)
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Review
2010
Review
2010
In 1977, Roy Meadow, a pediatric nephrologist, first described a condition he subsequently coined Munchausen syndrome by proxy… (More)
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Child abuse claims the lives of three children daily in the United States; however, one form of child abuse frequently goes… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
In Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy (MSBP), a caregiver fabricates or induces illness in another individual. In most cases, the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
A two year prospective study was performed to determine the epidemiology of Munchausen syndrome by proxy, non-accidental… (More)
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1994
1994
Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy (the fabrication of illness by a mother in her child) is often a serious form of child abuse that… (More)
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Review
1992
Review
1992
Munchausen syndrome by proxy may result in a child suffering significant morbidity and mortality either from a parent or carer or… (More)
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1990
1990
Five cases of Munchausen syndrome by proxy (MSBP) are presented in which more than one child in the family was victimized. There… (More)
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1985
1985
The management of a case of Munchausen syndrome by proxy is described. Possible indications for individual interpretive… (More)
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1982
1982
Information is presented about 19 children, under age 7 years, from 17 families, whose mothers consistently gave fraudulent… (More)
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Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
Some patients consistently produce false stories and fabricate evidence, so causing themselves needless hospital investigations… (More)
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