➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway
US: A ‘disorder of deception’: When a mom makes her child sick (Includes video)
Cable News Network – August 15, 2017
People with Munchausen syndrome will fake illnesses or make themselves sick to get medical care and capture the sympathy of others. They invent their illnesses to seek attention, not for financial or material gain. When Susan confronted her daughter in the hospital, Hope nodded in confession. “I was aware of the disorder; I’d just never seen it,” Susan said.