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6 edition of Sickened found in the catalog.

Sickened

by Julie Gregory

  • 66 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Century .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Child abuse,
  • Coping with illness,
  • Gregory, Julie,
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8953010M
    ISBN 101844134423
    ISBN 109781844134427

    Get this from a library! Sickened: the true story of a lost childhood. [Julie Gregory] -- Sickened From early childhood, Julie Gregory was continually X-rayed, medicated, and operated on-in the vain pursuit of an illness that was created in her mother's mind. Munchausen by Proxy (MBP) is. Sickened From early childhood, Julie Gregory was continually X-rayed, medicated, and operated on—in the vain pursuit of an illness that was created in her mother’s mind. Munchausen by proxy (MBP) is the world’s most hidden and dangerous form of child abuse, in which the caretaker—almost always the mother—invents or induces symptoms in /5(31).

    Sickened is a remarkable memoir that speaks in an original and distinctive Midwestern voice, rising to indelible scenes in prose of scathing beauty and fierce humor. Punctuated with Julie's actual medical records, it recreates the bizarre cocoon of her family's isolated double-wide trailer, their wild shopping sprees and gun-waving /5(44). Julie Joell Gregory (born in Columbus, Ohio) is an American author of Sickened: The Memoir of a Munchausen by Proxy Childhood, an autobiographical account of the Münchausen syndrome by proxy abuse she suffered as a child.. Personal history. According to Sickened, Gregory's mother frequently took her to various doctors, coaching her to act sicker than she was and exaggerating her.

      Sickened The True Story of A Lost Childhood (Book): Gregory, Julie: A young girl is perched on the cold chrome of yet another doctors examining table, missing yet another day of school. Just twelve, she is tall, skinny, and weak. It's four o'clock, and she hasn't been allowed to eat anything all day. Her mother, on the other hand, seems curiously excited. Sickened The Memoir of A Munchausen by Proxy Childhood (Book): Gregory, Julie: A young girl is perched on the cold chrome of yet another doctor's examining table, missing yet another day of school. Just twelve, she's tall, skinny, and weak. It's four o'clock, and she hasn't been allowed to eat anything all day. Her mother, on the other hand, seems curiously excited.


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Sickened From early childhood, Julie Gregory was continually X-rayed, medicated, and operated on—in the vain pursuit of an illness that was created in her mother’s mind. Munchausen by proxy (MBP) is the world’s most hidden and dangerous form of child abuse, in which the caretaker—almost always the mother—invents or induces symptoms in /5(79).

SICKENED is an eye-opening look at how sick some people can be. If you haven't heard of it yet, this book is a first person account of growing up with a seriously mentally ill mother. At the time Sickened book had no idea that being dragged to hospital after hospital was not how every child was treated/5.

“Like some Diane Arbus photograph come to life, Julie Gregory's Sickened offers us a portrait of quintessential American Disturbos in all their tender, heinous can't-look-and-can't-look-away glory.

A miraculous book by a woman whose very survival is itself a miracle.” --Jerry Stahl, author of Permanent MidnightCited by: 2. A miraculous book by a woman whose very survival is itself a miracle.” —Jerry Stahl, author of Permanent Midnight “Set in a southern-culture-on-the-skids world reminiscent of J.T.

Leroy, Sickened is written with a lyrical directness that is both riveting and horrific. Julie Gregory reminds us that those who find the courage to slay the 4/4(). Sickened: The Memoir of a Münchausen by Proxy Childhood is a memoir by Julie Gregory.

As the title suggests, the book details Gregory’s Sickened book years and the abuse she suffered at the hands of her mother, who has Münchausen by Proxy (MBP). "Sickened" is Julie's heartbreaking, but uplifting story. I was appauled and horrified by the treatment that Julie suffered.

I cannot imagine what it must have been like to live with the knowledge that there was nothing wrong with you, but you were at the whim of a deranged mother.

This book was an amazing tale of courage and spirit.5/5(5). A miraculous book by a woman whose very survival is itself a miracle.” –Jerry Stahl, author of Permanent Midnight “Set in a southern-culture-on-the-skids world reminiscent of J.T.

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Sickened: The True Story of a Lost Childhood by Julie Gregory. A remarkable memoir that speaks in an original and distinctive Midwestern voice, rising to indelible scenes in prose of scathing beauty and fierce humor.

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Because Gregory seeks to portray a child's grasp on reality, as warped and undermined by an environment where fantasy mattered most, she hurts her cause.

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Julie Gregory’s memoir, Sickened is a heart-wrenching story of a child affected by Munchausen by proxy and the deadly abuse she receives.

Sickened tells the story of Julie Gregory's abuse by her mother and father. The abuse took many forms, including verbal insults, beatings, threats of suicide and abandonment, forcing Julie to hit her foster brothers and sisters, and insisting that she undergo invasive and painful medical tests and take medical drugs that were not needed.

Sickened Book Summary and Study Guide. Julie Gregory Booklist Julie Gregory Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Sickened; Julie Gregory was a victim of Munchaused by Proxy. From a young age, her mother would take her to specialized doctors to find out what was wrong with her.

However, it wasn't something which was wrong with Julie. Define sickened. sickened synonyms, sickened pronunciation, sickened translation, English dictionary definition of sickened. sickened, sickening, sickens tr.

& intr.v. To make or become sick. See Synonyms at disgust. sick′ener n. vb 1. to make or become sick, nauseated. A miraculous book by a woman whose very survival is itself a miracle.” --Jerry Stahl, author of Permanent Midnight “Set in a southern-culture-on-the-skids world reminiscent of J.T.

Leroy, Sickened is written with a lyrical directness that is both riveting and horrific. Julie Gregory reminds us that those who find the courage to slay the /5(). Sickened is a remarkable memoir that speaks in an original and distinctive Midwestern voice, rising to indelible scenes in prose of scathing beauty and fierce humor.

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