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Libow, Schreier, & Munchausen by Proxy: Part 9 – Monika’s Book Critique

In this series of posts, I review the work of scientists Libow & Schreier, who wrote extensively in the scientific literature about Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy (MSbP). They literally wrote the book on it in 1993 and called it “Hurting for Love”. In my last post, I describe my discomfort with the name of the […]
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Libow, Schreier, & Munchausen by Proxy: Part 7 – Bias and Perversion

In my last post, I focus on the first work of Drs. Judith Libow and Herbert Schreier, which materially began the substantive discourse in the scientific literature about Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy (MSbP). Here, I continue to describe more their early work together. Selection and Diagnostic Bias In my last post, I identified Libow & […]
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Libow, Schreier, & Munchausen by Proxy: Part 4 – Heroes & Advocates?

In this series of posts about Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy (MSbP) researchers Dr. Judith Libow and Dr. Herbert Schreier, I reflected in previous posts on Dr. Libow’s professional background. In this post, I concentrate more on Dr. Schreier’s professional background. Professional Background of Dr. Herbert Schreier In contrast to Dr. Libow, Dr. Herbert Schreier is […]
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Libow, Schreier, & Munchausen by Proxy: Part 3 – Psychologist & Psychiatrist

In my previous posts, I introduced some pivotal researchers who have published quite a bit of foundational evidence-based science on Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy (MSbP). These researchers are Dr. Judith Libow and Dr. Herbert Schreier, and in this blog post, I will describe their academic and professional backgrounds as a psychologist (Libow) and psychiatrist (Schreier). […]
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Libow, Schreier, & Munchausen by Proxy: Part 2 – The “Tango” of MSbP

In my last post, I introduced this series of posts about the work of MSbP researchers Drs. Judith Libow, a psychologist, and Dr. Herbert Schreier, a psychiatrist. Here, I talk about my own perspective, as an epidemiologist. An Epidemiologist’s Point-of-View So, from the point-of-view of an epidemiologist who was born in 1971, and was suffering […]
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