Psychology & Psychiatry

Whether direct or indirect, parental alienation harms families

In one particular form of family violence, a parent tries to damage a child's relationship with the other parent. The outcome of these behaviors is called parental alienation, and it can result in a child's ultimate rejection ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Psychiatric group: Parental alienation no disorder

(AP)—Rebuffing an intensive lobbying campaign, a task force of the American Psychiatric Association has decided not to list the disputed concept of parental alienation in the updated version of its catalog of mental disorders.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Psychiatric experts assess parental alienation

(AP) -- The American Psychiatric Association has a hot potato on its hands as it updates its catalog of mental disorders - whether to include parental alienation, a disputed term conveying how a child's relationship with ...