Munchausen by Proxy and Other Factitious Abuse: Practical by Kathryn Artingstall

By Kathryn Artingstall

This booklet covers Munchausen and Munchausen by way of Proxy (MBP) although the phrases have lately replaced. The 2013 DSM-V—the replace to the yankee Psychiatric Association's (APA) diagnostic and category tool—has labeled either Munchausen and MBP as "Factitious Systematic Abuse." whereas idea to have happened basically with little ones and their caregivers, fresh examine exhibits a extra frequent challenge: such scientific abuse to spouses, the disabled, the elderly—even pets. Many contain repeat and long term situations of sanatorium and clinical fraud. This publication covers the syndrome itself, interviewing and investigative points, victimology, besides signs within the occasion of murder and death.

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