EDITORS NOTE: According to WebMD, Munchausen by Proxy Syndrom is defined in the following manner.
Munchausen syndrome is a factitious disorder, a mental disorder in which a person repeatedly and deliberately acts as if they have a physical or mental illness when they are not really sick. Munchausen syndrome is considered a mental illness because it is associated with severe emotional difficulties.
It's allot more common than people may actually realize.
Court documents obtained this weekend revealed the extraordinary tale of one Sophie Hartman. Hartman, 31, reportedly subjected her adopted daughter (who she adopted from Africa) to more than 500 unnecessary medical treatments that she didn't actually need.
In the documents, Hartman alleged that her adorable tot allegedl...