Parental Alienation, DSM-V, and ICD-11

@article{Bernet2010ParentalAD,
  title={Parental Alienation, DSM-V, and ICD-11},
  author={William Bernet and Wilfrid von Boch-Galhau and Amy J. L. Baker and Stephen Lee Morrison},
  journal={The American Journal of Family Therapy},
  year={2010},
  volume={38},
  pages={187 - 76}
}
Parental alienation is an important phenomenon that mental health professionals should know about and thoroughly understand, especially those who work with children, adolescents, divorced adults, and adults whose parents divorced when they were children. We define parental alienation as a mental condition in which a child—usually one whose parents are engaged in a high-conflict divorce—allies himself or herself strongly with one parent (the preferred parent) and rejects a relationship with the… 

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