Hurting For Love: Munchausen By Proxy Syndrome

Herbert A Schreier

Hurting For Love: Munchausen By Proxy Syndrome

  • Publish Date: 1993-05-21
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Herbert A. Schreier;Judith A. Libow
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This book offers the first comprehensive, detailed examination of Munchausen by Proxy syndrome (MBPS). Written by leading authorities, it covers all known clinical, medical, psychological, social, and legal aspects of the disorder, including detection, dynamics, treatment, and clinical management. An innovative theory of the disorder is delineated and extensive psychological test data presented to shed light on the cognitive and psychological makeup of mothers with MBPS. Also provided is a cogent analysis of the broader cultural context within which MBPS has developed as predominantly a disorder of women.

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