This groundbreaking new book is a major contribution to ongoing development which will safeguard and promote the welfare of the children who have illness fabricated or induced, previously known as 'Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy'. Promoting a multi-disciplinary and multi-agency approach with a child welfare focus, this book is the ideal ready reference for the busy children's services professional. It is intended to assist professionals by providing easy access to summarised accounts of original sources of information, including experiences of professionals and victims of FII, and to provide an evidence base for practice. The information is wide-ranging and is a collaboration from professionals with varied backgrounds. This book supports national guidance of FII and is vital reading for all health, social care and education professionals, and the police. It will also be invaluable for therapists including psychologists, psychiatrists and mental healthcare workers.