Parents who have a mental illness known as factitious disorder may fake or induce illness in their children to get attention, sometimes taking kids to hundreds of medical visits and deceiving doctors into performing numerous procedures and surgeries. Experts and a parent who got his child out of an abusive situation discuss how the legal & medical system may fail kids, danger signs and the road to recovery.
- Ryan Crawford, father of child medically abused by his mother
- Dr. Marc Feldman, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, University of Alabama and author, Dying to be Ill: True Stories of Medical Deception
- Dr. Mary Sanders, Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Stanford University Medical Center