Chapter 12. Narrative Analysis and Contested Allegations of Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy

  1. Brian Hurwitz1,
  2. Trisha Greenhalgh2 and
  3. Vieda Skultans3
  1. Clive Baldwin

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470755167.ch13

Narrative Research in Health and Illness

Narrative Research in Health and Illness

How to Cite

Baldwin, C. (2004) Narrative Analysis and Contested Allegations of Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy, in Narrative Research in Health and Illness (eds B. Hurwitz, T. Greenhalgh and V. Skultans), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470755167.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Medicine and the Arts, Department of English, King's College London, UK

  2. 2

    Professor of Primary Health Care, University College London, UK

  3. 3

    Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Bristol, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780727917928

Online ISBN: 9780470755167

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Keywords:

  • analysis;
  • children;
  • scientific basis;
  • proceeds;
  • dynamics

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Narrative analysis and the sociology of stories

  • Narrative tactics and the pursuit of privilege

  • Concluding remarks