Child Affected by Parental Relationship Distress (CAPRD) is a problem identified in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-5) published by the American Psychological Association that describes the effect of parental conflict and problems on children. In this interview, Dr. William Bernet describes what CAPRD is and how it affects children. Dr. William Bernet is a Professor Emeritus at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He is a forensic psychiatrist who evaluates adults, children, and families involved in legal situations, both civil and criminal. His expertise includes pretrial competency and insanity evaluations, death penalty mitigation, genotyping of defendants, child custody and visitation disputes, and allegations of child sexual abuse.