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Munchausen syndrome by proxy - a literature review and Swedish case histories
Linköping University, Faculty of Health Sciences. Linköping University, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Pediatrics . Östergötlands Läns Landsting, Centre of Paediatrics and Gynecology and Obstetrics, Department of Paediatrics in Linköping.
2001 (English)In: Läkartidningen, ISSN 0023-7205, Vol. 98, no 19, 2302-+ p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Munchausen syndrome by proxy (MSbP) is a potentially lethal form of child abuse. Mortality rates around 10 percent have been reported. A knowledge of the characteristics of MSbP is needed in order to reveal the diagnosis and to handle the management correctly. Swedish experience is in accordance with international reports.

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2001. Vol. 98, no 19, 2302-+ p.
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URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-49259OAI: diva2:270155
Available from: 2009-10-11 Created: 2009-10-11 Last updated: 2011-01-13

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