Thomas Roesler, Author at Psychiatry Advisor

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Medical Child Abuse (Munchausen by proxy)

Overview: What every practitioner needs to know Medical child abuse (MCA) is defined as a child receiving unnecessary and harmful or potentially harmful medical care at the instigation of a caretaker. Previous names for this type of child maltreatment include Munchausen syndrome by proxy, factitious disorder by proxy, pediatric condition falsification, and fabricated or induced…

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