Child-abuse hysteria has spurred hundreds of wrongful convictions and even more destroyed lives in the past 30 years — first with sexual-molestation charges and then the bad science of shaken-baby syndrome. Now comes ”medical child abuse,” an outgrowth of the Munchausen syndrome by proxy panic. And Maxine Eichner, a law professor at the University of North Carolina, says the ill-founded concept is starting to cause similar harm. You can read her astute warning here.
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thanks for sharing this!
The pediatric medical establishment has GOT to come to its senses.
Thank you for highlighting this tragic pitfall in child abuse medicine. There is a troubling case unfolding in the Seattle area right now: http://onsbs.com/2015/06/12/medical-child-abuse-be-careful-what-you-post/