Munchausen by proxy

  • metta

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    Dec 11, 2014 10:37 PM GMT
    Munchausen by proxy

    Munchausen by proxy, a disorder in which caretakers purposely but secretly harm children and then enjoy the attention and sympathy.


    I have never heard of this before. Yikes!


    DA: Mom accused of murder lied about other kids

    http://news.yahoo.com/da-mom-accused-murder-lied-other-kids-201044858.html
  • metta

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    Dec 11, 2014 10:39 PM GMT
  • metta

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    Dec 11, 2014 10:40 PM GMT
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    Dec 13, 2014 10:47 AM GMT
    My former sister-in-law has Munchausen's by proxy
    She killed two of her three sons
    The third one escaped her clutches and now refuses to have any contact with her