What Does it Mean to be a Targeted Parent? Parents’ Experiences in the Context of Parental Alienation

@article{Tavares2021WhatDI,
  title={What Does it Mean to be a Targeted Parent? Parents’ Experiences in the Context of Parental Alienation},
  author={Ana Tavares and Carla Crespo and Maria Teresa Ribeiro},
  journal={Journal of Child and Family Studies},
  year={2021},
  volume={30},
  pages={1370 - 1380}
}
The term parental alienation refers to the negative influence of one parent over a child’s perception of the other parent (targeted parent). The aim of this research was to gain further understanding of targeted parents’ experience of parental alienation from their own perspectives. For this qualitative study, a thematic analysis of semi-structured interviews with eight participants aged between 33 and 51 years was conducted. The data from individual semi-structured interviews enabled the… 

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