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Data Points: Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy (featuring Andrea Dunlop)

Something Was Wrong

11-06-2024 • 12 mins

*Content warning: child abuse, sexual abuse, pedophilia, medical child abuse, Factitious disorder imposed on another, Munchausen by proxy, psychological, emotional, mental, and physical abuse.


Thank you Andrea Dunlop for partnering with us for this special educational Data Points episode!


Andrea's website:

https://www.andreadunlop.net/


Andrea's books:

https://www.andreadunlop.net/books


Nobody Should Believe Me podcast:

https://www.nobodyshouldbelieveme.com/


Munchausen Support website:

https://www.munchausensupport.com/


*Sources:


The Power of Labels via The Lancet

https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(04)17007-4/fulltext


Epidemiology and evolution of the diagnostic classification of factitious disorders in DSM-5:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5729833/


First Uses of the Term Munchausen by Proxy:

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/26372976/


Munchausen syndrome by Proxy rates:

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/8608388/#:~:text=The%20estimated%20mortality%20rate%20of,by%20proxy%20is%209%20percent.


MBP Clinical & Case Management Guidance by APSAC:

https://apsac.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/05/Munchausen-by-Proxy-Clinical-and-Case-Management-Guidance-.pdf


Feldman, K.W., Ambartsumyan, L., Goldin, A., Jenny, C., Wiester, R.T., Metz, J.B.

et al. (2022) Gastrointestinal problems and non-Oral feeding in children evaluated for medical child abuse (fabricated and induced illness). Child Abuse Review, e2746. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/car.2746



*Resources:


Munchausen Support

https://www.munchausensupport.com/


Marc Feldman’s website/books

http://www.munchausen.com


American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children

https://apsac.org/


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