JULIE GREGORY grew up in southern Ohio. She is now an expert writer and spokesperson on Munchausen by proxy and an advocate in MBP cases. A graduate student in psychiatry at Sheffield University, England, she currently lives in the United States.
Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Bantam On Sale: September 28, 2004 Price: $15.00
Munchausen By Proxy (MBP), a psychiatric disorder in which a person (almost always the mother) invents or induces symptoms in her child in order to attract the interest and attention of medical professionals, is an oft-misunderstood and seldomly discussed affliction.
In Sickened, Julie Gregory has written a powerful and searing memoir of...
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