THE ALIENATED CHILD A Reformulation of Parental Alienation Syndrome

@inproceedings{Joan2005THEAC,
  title={THE ALIENATED CHILD A Reformulation of Parental Alienation Syndrome},
  author={Joan and Kelly and Janet R. Johnston},
  year={2005}
}
In this article, controversies and problems with parental alienation syndrome are discussed. A reformulation focusing on the alienated child is proposed, and these children are clearly distinguished from other children who resist or refuse contact with a parent following separation or divorce for a variety of normal, expectable reasons, including estrangement. A systemic array of contributing factors are described that can create andlor consolidate alienation in children, including intense… CONTINUE READING