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The Resource Sickened : the memoir of a Munchausen by proxy childhood, Julie Gregory ; foreword by Marc D. Feldman

Sickened : the memoir of a Munchausen by proxy childhood, Julie Gregory ; foreword by Marc D. Feldman

Label
Sickened : the memoir of a Munchausen by proxy childhood
Title
Sickened
Title remainder
the memoir of a Munchausen by proxy childhood
Statement of responsibility
Julie Gregory ; foreword by Marc D. Feldman
Title variation
True story of a lost childhood
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The author describes her life as the daughter of a woman afflicted with Munchausen by proxy, a form of child abuse in which a parent, most often a mother, invents or induces illness in a child in order to gain attention from medical professionals, tells how she was able to save herself, and discusses her efforts to have another young girl removed from her mother's care
Summary
The author describes growing up as the victim of Munchausen by proxy, a form of child abuse in which her mother invented or caused a series of illnesses and ailments, and her struggle to escape her mother's problems to rebuild her life
Biography type
autobiography
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199208
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 616.85/82239/0092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Adult
  • 1050
Intended audience source
  • Follett Library Resources
  • Lexile
LC call number
RC569.5.M83
LC item number
G74 2003
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1050
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the memoir of a Munchausen by proxy childhood
Label
Sickened : the memoir of a Munchausen by proxy childhood, Julie Gregory ; foreword by Marc D. Feldman
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19580342
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
ix, 244 pages
Isbn
9780553803075
Lccn
2003052405
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(IMchF)fol08955909
Label
Sickened : the memoir of a Munchausen by proxy childhood, Julie Gregory ; foreword by Marc D. Feldman
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19580342
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
ix, 244 pages
Isbn
9780553803075
Lccn
2003052405
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(IMchF)fol08955909

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