A Child's Cry for Help (1994)

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Medical drama. A doctor begins to suspect that someone is deliberately hurting young Eric, an eight-year-old who keeps being admitted to hospital with mysterious stomach pains, only to recover and relapse again. It is discovered that he is a victim of parental MBPS (Munchausen by Proxy Syndrome).

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