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disorder

a disturbance of public order or peace. Its existence may trigger extended police powers.
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Ostfeld & Marc Feldman, Factitious Disorder by Proxy Awareness Among
The American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children suggested that the Munchausen by Proxy syndrome be conceptualized as two separate diagnostic entities: 1) a caregiver perpetrator component based upon a caregiver who abuses a child through illness falsification due to the psychiatric condition of factitious disorder by proxy; and 2) a child victim component, PCF, based upon the child who is the victim of maltreatment (Ayoub & Alexander, 1998).