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what are the key signs of munchausen by proxy syndrome?

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Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
When a mother:: ●Intentionally produces feigned physical or psychological signs or symptoms ●Presents illness behavior reflecting a wish to assume the sick role ●Confronts physicians with self-induced symptoms or disease ●Lacks of external incentives for the behavior (eg, economic gain, avoiding legal responsibility, or improving general wellbeing)
Answered on Jul 6, 2014

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