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Ellen Fish

Discussion paper

'Bad mothers and invisible fathers': parenting in the context of domestic violence

This discussion paper reviews the research on mothering and fathering in the context of domestic violence. It finds that women are often held responsible for the effects of their partner’s domestic violence on their children, while the behaviour of the violent man as a father...

A new name for Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy: defining Fabricated or Induced Illness by Carers (FIIC)

In this paper Ellen Fish, Leah Bromfield and Daryl Higgins explore this somewhat controversial phenomenon and discusses the implications of FIIC for practitioners working to protect children from harm.