L. J. Lasher Publications
- Munchausen By Proxy:
Identification, Intervention, and Case Management
- Louisa J. Lasher and Mary S. Sheridan
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This step-by-step guide will help you identify and manage
cases of this unique form of child or adult maltreatment!
Munchausen by proxy (MBP) is a dangerous kind of
maltreatment in which a caretaker deliberately and
repeatedly exaggerates, fabricates, and/or induces a
physical or psychological/behavioral/emotional problem in
someone under his or her care.
Munchausen by Proxy: Identification, Intervention,
and Case Management is the first book to walk you
step-by-step through a suspected MBP maltreatment case, from
This skills-based, practical book contains
a thorough, up-to-date overview of MBP, and includes
suggestions for identifying and reporting to appropriate
agencies, investigating and gathering evidence, and legal
and court procedures. Its easy readability and immediate
applicability make this text a valuable tool in identifying
and preventing this form of child abuse.