Putting Science and Reasoning Back Into the “Parental Alienation” Discussion: Reply to Bernet, Robb, Lorandos, and Garber

@article{Milchman2020PuttingSA,
  title={Putting Science and Reasoning Back Into the “Parental Alienation” Discussion: Reply to Bernet, Robb, Lorandos, and Garber},
  author={Madelyn Simring Milchman and Robert Geffner and Joan S. Meier},
  journal={Family Court Review},
  year={2020},
  volume={58},
  pages={375-385}
}

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