Table of Contents

Cover.
Contents.
List of Contributors.
Introduction.
Chapter 1. A 20-Year Overview.
INTRODUCTION.
NON-ACCIDENTAL POISONING.
MUNCHAUSEN BY PROXY.
FURTHER DEVELOPMENTS.
BROADER CONCEPTS AND TREATMENT.
GREAT ORMOND STREET EXPERIENCE 1977-1996.
A MODEL TO UNDERSTAND ILLNESS INDUCTION/MUNCHAUSEN BY PROXY.
CONCLUSIONS.
REFERENCES.
Chapter 2. International Perspectives on Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy.
INTRODUCTION.
CROSS-CULTURAL INFLUENCES ON RATES OF MSBP.
THE EVOLUTION OF KNOWLEDGE.
CROSS-CULTURAL PRESENTATIONS OF MSBP.
CROSS-CULTURAL PERSPECTIVES ON ETIOLOGY.
MANAGEMENT.
CONCLUSION.
REFERENCES.
Chapter 3. Child Abuse Specific to the Medical System.
REFERENCES.
Chapter 4. The Extraordinary Case of Mrs H.
MRS H'S STORY.
MOTHERHOOD ABUSE AND PERVERSION.
MUNCHAUSEN SYNDROME BY PROXY AS PERVERSION IN WOMEN.
FEMALE PERVERSION AND INDICATORS OF RIS.