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How can psychotherapy help with treating Munchausen syndrome by proxy (MSP)?

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Psychotherapy (a type of counseling) generally focuses on changing the thinking and behavior of the individual with the disorder. The goal of therapy for MSP is to help the person identify the thoughts and feelings that are contributing to the behavior, and to learn to form relationships that are not associated with being ill.

From: Munchausen Syndrome By Proxy WebMD Medical Reference

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Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on May 20, 2018

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MedlinePlus: "Munchausen syndrome by proxy."

KidsHealth: Munchausen by Proxy Syndrome."

 

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on May 20, 2018

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