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CURRENT CONTROVERSIES REGARDING PARENTAL ALIENATION SYNDROME

@inproceedings{Warshak2001CURRENTCR,
  title={CURRENT CONTROVERSIES REGARDING PARENTAL ALIENATION SYNDROME},
  author={Richard A. Warshak},
  year={2001}
}
Despite a growing literature, the term parental alienation syndrome (PAS) continues to stir controversy in child custody matters. This article draws on the relevant literature to examine the main controversies surrounding the use of the term PAS by mental health professionals. The focus is on controversies regarding the conceptualization of the problem of alienated children, the reliability and validity of PAS, and the treatment of PAS. Some attention is given to issues relevant to the… 

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