MUNCHAUSEN BY PROXY SYNDROME


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https://doi.org/10.26900/jsp.5.5.10

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child abuse, Munchausen by Proxy Syndrome, news case article, victim

Abstract

In this study, the main aim is to shed light onto the Munchausen by Proxy Syndrome news case articles from Turkey and the USA as well as to increase awareness related to the topic. Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy is a form of child abuse and as the perpetrator of the abuse mostly a parent of the victim, it is not easy to prove the abuse by the medical staff. Most of the time, the perpetrator is ‘mother’ of the child, who fabricates a story about the child’s sickness and seeks for medical attention for the child.

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2021-04-15

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AKPINAR, A. (2021). MUNCHAUSEN BY PROXY SYNDROME. HEALTH SCIENCES QUARTERLY, 5(Supplement Issue), 199–209. https://doi.org/10.26900/jsp.5.5.10