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DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS OF THE THREE LEVELS OF PARENTAL ALIENATION SYNDROME (PAS) CHILDREN r

DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS OF THE THREE LEVELS OF PARENTAL ALIENATION SYNDROME (PAS) CHILDREN rev.4.2 (1/13/03) Note: The diagnosis of PAS is based upon the level of symptoms in the child, not on the symptom level of the alienator

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DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS OF THE THREE LEVELS OF PARENTAL ALIENATION SYNDROME (PAS) ALIENATORS NOTE: Whereas the diagnosis of PAS is based upon the level of symptoms in the child, the court’s decision for custodial transfer should be based primarily on the alienator’s symptom level and only secondarily on the child’s level of PAS symptomslelvles2

1 For example, Shared Psychotic Disorder, Delusional Disorder, Paranoid Personality Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, Narcisistic Personality Disorder, and Antisocial Personality Disorder 2 For example, visitation obstruction, blocking of telephone access, failure to provide information regarding school, medical care, and psychological treatment 3 These are the primary characteristics of Hysteria: Emotional outbursts, overreaction, assumption of danger when it does not exist, dramatization, attention-getting behavior, impairment of judgement, release of anger with scapegoatism, capacity for spread, and intensification of symptoms in the context of lawsuits 4 The alienator can rely on court delays and court reluctance and even refusal to penalize the alienator with such measures as posting a bond, fines, community service, probation, house arrest, incarceration, and custodial change. DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS OF THE THREE LEVELS OF PARENTAL ALIENATION SYNDROME (PAS) ALIENATORS NOTE: Whereas the diagnosis of PAS is based upon the level of symptoms in the child, the court’s decision for custodial transfer should be based primarily on the alienator’s symptom level and only secondarily on the child’s level of PAS symptoms THE CHILD’S SYMPTOM LEVEL MILD MODERATE SEVERE Legal Approaches For Alienators in the Mild Level Court ruling that primary custody shall remain with the alienating parent Plan A For Alienators in the Moderate Level (Most Common) 1. Court ruling that primary custody shall remain with the alienating parent 2. Court appointment of PAS therapist1,2 3. Sanctions: a. Post a Bond b. Fines c. Community Service d. Probation e. House arrest f. Incarceration Plan B For Alienators in the Severe Level (Occasionally Necessary) 1. Court ruling that primary custody shall be transferred to the alienated parent 2. Court appointment of PAS therapist1,2 3. Extremely restricted visitation by the alienating parent, monitored to prevent indoctrinations For Alienators in the Severe Level 1. Court ruling that primary custody shall be transferred to the alienated parent 2. Court-ordered transitional-site program Psychotherapeutic Approaches None usually necessary Plans A and B Treatment by a courtappointed PAS therapist1,2 Transitional-site program monitored by court-appointed PAS therapist1,2 Table 3 1 Gardner, R.A. (1998) The Parental Alienation Syndrome, Second Edition. Cresskill, NJ: Creative Therapeutics, Inc. 2 Gardner, R.A. (2001) Therapeutic Interventions for Children with Parental Alienation Syndrome. Cresskill, NJ: Creative Therapeutics, Inc. DIFFERENTIAL MANAGEMENT AND TREATMENT OF THE THREE LEVELS OF PARENTAL ALIENATION SYNDROME (PAS) ALIENATORS FOR EACH OF THE CHILD’S SYMPTOM LEVELS NOTE: Whereas the diagnosis of PAS is based upon the level of symptoms in the child, the court’s decision for custodial transfer should be based primarily on the alienator’s symptom level and only secondarily on the child’s level of PAS

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DIFFERENTIAL MANAGEMENT AND TREATMENT OF THE THREE LEVELS OF PARENTAL ALIENATION SYNDROME (PAS) ALIENATORS FOR EACH OF THE CHILD’S SYMPTOM LEVELS NOTE: Whereas the diagnosis of PAS is based upon the level of symptoms in the child, the court’s decision for custodial transfer should be based primarily on the alienator’s symptom level and only secondarily on the child’s level of PAS

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4 thoughts on “DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS OF THE THREE LEVELS OF PARENTAL ALIENATION SYNDROME (PAS) CHILDREN r

      1. Yes, I have had some very severe one but the last couple years they have improved thankfully. Mine seem to be brought on by stress. HUGS to you and I hope you are working through yours okay.

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