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Munchausen by proxy

Anonymous
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Did anyone see the story of Lacey Spears? She suffered from Muchausen by proxy & poisoned her son with salt through his feeding tube until he died. 

Just to clairify:

Munchausen by proxy or Munchausen Syndrome by proxy is a relatively rare disorder in which a parent or care taker causes or fabricates symptoms in a child. The adult deliberately misleads others (particularly medical professionals) and may go as far as to actually cause symptoms in the child through poisoning, medicating or even suffocation. In 85% of the cases the mother is responsible for causing the illness or symptoms. 


Muchausen Syndrome is a psychological disorder where a person fakes a disease, illness or psychological trauma to draw attention, sympathy or reassurance to themselves. 

Posted by Anonymous on Apr. 10, 2015 at 12:50 AM
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Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Apr. 10, 2015 at 12:55 AM

Yes thank you. My laptop wouldn't let me copy it for some reason. Crazy story, right? 

Quoting myflowerasd: Is this the article you read? http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2015/04/08/lacey-spears-to-be-sentenced-today-in-sons-death/25446521/


myflowerasd
by 💖~Skunk~💖 on Apr. 10, 2015 at 12:57 AM
Your welcome. Very sad story.

Quoting Anonymous 1:

Yes thank you. My laptop wouldn't let me copy it for some reason. Crazy story, right? 

Quoting myflowerasd: Is this the article you read?

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2015/04/08/lacey-spears-to-be-sentenced-today-in-sons-death/25446521/

Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Apr. 10, 2015 at 12:59 AM

It's very hard to diagnose this disorder but this mother fit it to a Tee. 

Quoting myflowerasd: Your welcome. Very sad story.
Quoting Anonymous 1:

Yes thank you. My laptop wouldn't let me copy it for some reason. Crazy story, right? 

Quoting myflowerasd: Is this the article you read? http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2015/04/08/lacey-spears-to-be-sentenced-today-in-sons-death/25446521/



andi_pandi
by Andrea on Apr. 10, 2015 at 1:00 AM
Ohhh how sad. And sick.. Just sick 😢😟😞😡
janedoe13
by boxerdog lover on Apr. 10, 2015 at 1:01 AM

i browsed over the story earlier at work today. i hope that she will get the help that she needs in prison. 

catcameback1
by on Apr. 10, 2015 at 1:02 AM

"suffered"

Seems to me she's not the one who suffered.

myflowerasd
by 💖~Skunk~💖 on Apr. 10, 2015 at 1:03 AM
I know someone who I think may have it. But it's hard to prove. However, I honestly don't think she'd ever kill her child. At least I hope not.

Quoting Anonymous 1:

It's very hard to diagnose this disorder but this mother fit it to a Tee. 

Quoting myflowerasd: Your welcome. Very sad story.

Quoting Anonymous 1:

Yes thank you. My laptop wouldn't let me copy it for some reason. Crazy story, right? 

Quoting myflowerasd: Is this the article you read?

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2015/04/08/lacey-spears-to-be-sentenced-today-in-sons-death/25446521/

ChaoticX4
by on Apr. 10, 2015 at 1:03 AM
Sad!
Choobang
by Choo Choo on Apr. 10, 2015 at 1:05 AM
What exactly is Muchausen? Too lazy to Google.
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