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Child's Cry for Help, A

Child's Cry for Help, A

Air Date Rating Share Against the
Monday, November 14, 1994 15.2 23 2
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  • Season: 1994-95
  • Network: NBC
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: Children/Teens, Medical/Disease/Mental Illness, True Story

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Plot Synopsis

The chief of medicine at a Denver Hospital uncovers the truth surrounding an eight year old boys bizarre symptoms and unexpected relapses. It seems the childs' overly protective mother is suffering from Munchausen by Proxy Syndrome, a psychological disorder that strikes single, insecure mothers who use their children to draw attention to themselves, causing them to deliberately make their child ill while appearing full of love and concern.


Production Company:

  • Longbow Prods. RHI Ent. Inc., Ronald J. Kahn Prods.

Production Type:

  • Independent
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