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The Cult of Parenthood: A Qualitative Study of Parental Alienation

@inproceedings{Baker2005TheCO,
  title={The Cult of Parenthood: A Qualitative Study of Parental Alienation},
  author={A. Baker},
  year={2005}
}
  • A. Baker
  • Published 2005
  • Psychology
  • Forty adults who were alienated from a parent as a child participated in a qualitative research study about their experience. A content analysis was conducted on the transcripts and a comparison was undertaken to identify similarities between alienating parents and cult leaders. Results revealed that adults whose parents alienated them from their other parent described the alienating parent much the way former cult members describe cult leaders. The alienating parents were described as… CONTINUE READING
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