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Child Neglect and Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy
(NCJ 161841) March 2001
OJJDP Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse, Portable Guide, 20 page(s)
Defines the concept of parental duty, explores the linkds between poverty and neglect, describes the ways in which children are neglected and in which cases of neglect may be detected, and discusses Munchausen syndrome by proxy. This publication is not available online.