Josh and Annie say as children, they were removed from their mother, Shauna’s, care after she was diagnosed with factitious disorder imposed on another, formerly known as Munchausen syndrome by proxy. Annie says she learned her mother put insulin in her bottle, and Josh claims he was force-fed coins, among other things.

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In the video above, hear what Josh claims his mother did that left him with a scar on his head. And, hear why the siblings were taken to the emergency room numerous times when they were young.
On Tuesday’s episode of Dr. Phil, hear from Shauna’s husband at the time and what he says about her behavior. Plus, an international expert on factitious disorder shares information. Check here to see where you can watch.

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