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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 8 – Article and Book

In my previous posts, I introduce researchers Drs. Judith Libow and Dr. Herbert Schreier, who literally wrote “the book” on MSbP. In earlier posts in the series, I describe their backgrounds, and in other previous posts, I cover their early work. In this post, I will discuss an article and book they co-authored, both of […]
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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 6 – First Article

In this series of blog posts, I review the work of Libow & Schreier, early Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy (MSbP) researchers. In my posts up to this point, I talk about their professional backgrounds (as well as my professional background) to provide context. In my last post, I contextualize their work in the broader scientific […]
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Libow, Schreier, & Munchausen by Proxy: Part 5 – Two Caveats

In my previous posts in this series, I introduce some pivotal researchers in the field of Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy (MSbP) – Dr. Judith Libow and Dr. Herbert Schreier. In my last couple of posts, I describe how Dr. Libow is a psychologist, and Dr. Schreier is a psychiatrist, and I am an epidemiologist, so […]
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