Munchausen syndrome by proxy is a mental illness and a form of child abuse. The caretaker of a child, usually a mother, either makes up fake symptoms or causes real symptoms to make it look like the child is sick. No one is sure what causes Munchausen syndrome by proxy. Sometimes the person was abused as a child or has Munchausen syndrome (fake illness for themselves).
For this discussion board assignment we are going to explore the topic of Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy in more detail. Please use academic search complete in the library to find an article on the topic of Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy. Please make sure you obtain the article from a peer reviewed article by checking the box “peer reviewed” on the right side of academic search complete. Make sure the first line of you post is the title of the article you have selected. Once and article has been summarize by a student, please try not to select the same article.
By day four, post an initial post that summarizes the article, including a description of how the data were collected for the study and the findings of the study.