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A Dangerous Kind of Maltreatment
- Presents information on Munchausen by Proxy, a knowledge quiz, and links to further resources.
Dr. Marc Feldman's Munchausen Syndrome Page
- Deals with factitious disorders, malingering, Munchausen by proxy, and related conditions.
eMedicine - Factitious Disorder
- Article by Todd S. Elwyn, MD, covers history, causes, symptoms and clues to recognition, prevalence, differential diagnosis, and treatment of this condition, which can be very challenging for busy physicians.
- General introduction to Munchausen syndrome, with FAQ, statistics, case reports, and definitions.
Munchausen by Internet: Faking Illness Online
- Article about people who join health support groups, chats, and message boards and fake a serious illness. Includes tips on how to spot this type of deception.
Munchausen by Proxy and Sexual Abuse
- An article intended for the education of people involved in forensic investigations of child sexual abuse and related allegations.
Munchausen's Syndrome by Proxy
- Two physicians from the SIDS Network present descriptions of this disorder.
Munchausen's Syndrome by Proxy Resources
- Small collection of annotated links to news articles and other resources.
Surviving After Betrayal
- Yahoo group for people who have been affected by adults with factitious disorder.
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