Parental Alienation


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(1) A social dynamic, generally linked to divorce or separation, in which a child expresses unjustified hatred or unreasonably strong dislike of one parent, making access by the rejected parent difficult or impossible
(2) Intense negative indoctrination by a custodial parent (CP) that alienates the child(ren) against a noncustodial parent (NP)
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I'm obviously very upset because I can tell Ellie is psychologically upset and has suffered parental alienation.
The role of medical reports in the development of parental alienation sindrome.
The core of the volume sets out 20 reasons why parental alienation should be a diagnosis.
FNF is raising awareness of parental alienation and will be part of a world record attempt for blowing bubbles at the Racecourse tomorrow.
The vulnerability of father-child attachments was noted by the majority of fathers, and access denial and parental alienation were core features of many fathers' stories.
Being granted joint custody did not make my children and I immune to the devastating effects of parental alienation.
He fought - and continues to fight -over access to his daughter, has co-written the book A Promise To Ourselves about his struggles for her custody and has even coined a phrase, Parental Alienation Syndrome, which has become an accepted description for the kind of mental pain suffered by those in a similar situation.
2002, 'Evaluating Parental alienation and child sexual abuse accommodation syndrome evidence', Butterworths Family Law Journal, September, pp.
Baker conducted a qualitative retrospective study by examining 38 adults who experienced parental alienation as children due to parental divorce.
He later apologised publicly, stating: "I have been driven to the edge by parental alienation.
One thing though, is certain, and that is parental abduction and parental alienation go hand in hand and is not a tool used only by mothers.

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