Adult Recall of Parental Alienation in a Community Sample: Prevalence and Associations With Psychological Maltreatment

@article{Baker2009AdultRO,
  title={Adult Recall of Parental Alienation in a Community Sample: Prevalence and Associations With Psychological Maltreatment},
  author={Amy J. L. Baker},
  journal={Journal of Divorce \& Remarriage},
  year={2009},
  volume={51},
  pages={16 - 35}
}
  • A. Baker
  • Published 2009
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Divorce & Remarriage
Two hundred fifty-three adults working in a New York child welfare agency agreed to complete anonymous research packets containing, among other measures, 6 existing scales of psychological maltreatment and a single item about exposure to parental alienation as a child. Results revealed that one fourth of the full sample reported some exposure to parental alienation, which itself was associated with greater likelihood of reporting psychological maltreatment. These data document just how… Expand
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