Munchausen by proxy

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Related to Munchausen by proxy: Munchausen syndrome, Factitious Disorder by Proxy

Munchaüsen by proxy

n. potestad de Munchaüsen, abuso de la madre o progenitor de causar en el niño-a una enfermedad o exagerar problemas de la enfermedad que no existen.
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Segun Meadow (2002), el Sindrome de Munchausen by proxy se puede utilizar para describir formas especificas de maltrato infantil, o para dar nombre al diagnostico atribuido al perpetrador, quien en la mayoria de los casos es la madre.
Hospitalized Child: Munchausen by Proxy, 43 PEDIATRIC NEUROLOGY 270, 270
Law enforcement agents and physicians working in emergency medicine, toxicology, and pediatrics around the world address methods of detection for specific toxins that are common, recently prominent, or highlighted in the media, from acids to herbals to drugs of abuse, with case studies and overviews of analytical detection, potential delivery methods, toxicologic mechanisms, effects, and additional chapters on medical serial killers, Munchausen by proxy, and drug-facilitated sexual assault.
Munchausen by proxy syndrome involves the exaggeration or fabrication of illnesses or symptoms by a primary caregiver.
It turned out it was the girl's mother who was suffering from Munchausen by Proxy, and they also threw a paedophile storyline into the mix as well.
More Munchausen By Proxy would be diagnosed if more primary care physicians, who routinely make referrals to specialists, were involved.
The diagnostic category of PCF grew out of the attempt to clarify the constellation of behaviors associated with Munchausen by Proxy syndrome.
Remember Munchausen by Proxy, the supposed condition that led to Angela Cannings being given life?
The 32-year-old suffered Munchausen by Proxy, an attention-seeking disorder which drove her to harm him.
The court heard how single mother Dickinson suffered from Munchausen by Proxy - an attention seeking disorder which drives sufferers to harm others.
A MUNCHAUSEN by Proxy sufferer who slowly poisoned her young son with a deadly cocktail of prescribed drugs was jailed for life yesterday.