Sickened: The Memoir of a Munchausen by Proxy Childhood. Julie Gregory, Author, Marc D. Feldmann, Foreword by Bantam $ (p) ISBN. Sickened: The Memoir of a Münchausen by Proxy Childhood is a autobiographical account by Julie Gregory of the Münchausen syndrome by proxy child. Julie Joell Gregory is an American author of Sickened: The Memoir of a Munchausen by Proxy Childhood, an autobiographical account of the Münchausen.

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I skimmed after the th or so sad story.

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My final project was about traumatic childhood experiences and the comorbidity with violence later in life, if that gives you an idea of what I spent my time fregory back in the day. They have to work years at undoing what was done. Basically a parent or other figure convinces you that our sick and you need to go to doctor to doctor to find out what is wrong with you.

She is small and pretty and probably anorexic. Does anyone know if she was successful in sickenwd See 2 questions about Sickened….


Then there was the National T. I feel more informed after reading this but her story truly is horrifying in many aspects and a little depressing. She ran away and lived in a correctional shelter for teens.

Julie is a victim of Munchhausen By Proxy. It’s very much “here’s a list of things that happened – doctor’s appointments, child julke, tests, countless medications.

I think that where this story lost me was that the end felt very abrupt, and I am not totally certain on how to find out how it all ended up. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Inspired by Your Browsing History. Suckened lot enabled the mother to spend a lot of time taking the kids to the doctors and hospital and needing a whole kitchen cabinet full of pills.

This book was horrifying and upsetting and gritty. Gregory was able to gain such perspective about what happened during her childhood, and to seek sicjened freedom from it.

Julie wrote the book: I applaud the author for speaking out and sharing her explicit upbringing. If only this was all she had to endure….

Sickened takes us to new places in the human heart and spirit.

Join me on my anti-memoir bandwagon. Lincoln Award Nominee View all 24 comments. I’ve seen Munchausen in my practice and it is an ugly disease, and very juulie at times to detect. Some are trusted, admired and respected. I’m not sure what to even say about this book.


Munchhausen’s and Munchhausen’s by Proxy are fascinating syndromes. I would have also appreciated more discussion of the disorder stats, case histories, causes, treatments She had been divorced for years but didn’t want to remarry for fear of losing various benefits.

Sickened: The Memoir of a Munchausen by Proxy Childhood

But if you’ve read it you might know what I’m talking about here. This is an interesting personal account of a Munchausen by Proxy survivor. In addition, My Father’s Keeper recounts allegations of physical and emotional abuse inflicted by Gregory’s father. Also, in the book, Tregory mentions being told by her mother that matches were suckers to eat.