Monthly Archives: January 2016

Trauma Destroys the Fabric of Time

On February 17, 2015, David Brooks of the New York Times wrote an op-ed piece called “The Moral Injury” discussing David J. Morris’s book “The Evil Hours”.  Morris, a former Marine who later became a war correspondent, suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and Brooks praises the book on many levels. I was particularly moved […]
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Poisoning in Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy, Part 2: Tranquilizers/Anti-depressants

In this series, I talk about the different types of poisoning in Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy (MSbP). In the first post in the series, I mentioned that the top mode of MSbP poisoning I found in my review of 87 case studies on MSbP poisoning was tranquilizers and antidepressants. Here, I will talk about these […]
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Sexual Abuse in Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy: Part 8 – What Really Happened

In my previous posts in this series, I explain medical sexual abuse from the point-of-view of the medical literature. I also describe what memories I have, and a dream I had. Finally, this post pulls together the information from the medical literature, memories, and my dream to assemble what probably really happened to me. At […]
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Surviving Adult Reports Childhood MSbP Torture: Part 9 – Intake at Red Rock Canyon

In my last post, I described the events leading up to my first long-term institutionalization at Red Rock Canyon School. I will now describe a bit of my experience at this “psychiatric residential treatment center”. Drugged and Flown to Utah It’s hard to describe my 14 long months at Red Rock, let alone condense it […]
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Poisoning in Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy, Part 1: Trends

Introduction In Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy (MSbP), the perpetrator may or may not induce illness through poisoning. When assembling the Proxy Project library in Zotero, I observed that it seemed that the type of poisoning trended. There seemed to be certain poisoning approaches that would go in and out of fashion. I wanted to see […]
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