In the first three episodes in my series on Munchausen syndrome by proxy, I searched for answers about this commonly misunderstood form of child abuse while I discussed multiple cases of children harmed or even killed by mothers who sought attention for themselves and thrived on drama, heedless of the damage they did to their children. During my search, I came out with more questions than answers!
For this episode, I welcomed two very special guests to help me answer those questions. Author Andrea Dunlop drew from personal experience with a family member to write her latest novel, We Came Here to Forget, which centers around a woman whose family was torn apart by Munchausen by proxy. Dr. Marc Feldman, who I have quoted multiple times throughout the series, is an international expert in the field of factitious disorders whose credentials are too numerous to list in the show notes!
I was honored to have an in-depth, fascinating conversation with both Andrea and Dr. Feldman, who provided their uniquely qualified perspectives and expertise on this baffling topic. Don’t miss this episode!
This is part 4 in my series about the inexplicable phenomenon of Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy.
Andrea Dunlop’s novel, We Came Here to Forget: https://www.amazon.com/We-Came-Here-Forget-Novel/dp/1982103434/
Dr. Marc Feldman’s latest book, Dying to Be Ill: https://www.amazon.com/Dying-be-Ill-Marc-Feldman-dp-1138063835/dp/1138063835/
Dr. Feldman’s website: https://www.munchausen.com/
Andrea Dunlop’s website: https://www.andreadunlop.net/
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