Posted in Parental Alienation & Narcissistic Personality Disorder

WHO considers adding ‘parental alienation’ to new diagnostic guide | CTV News

Research in the field has labelled parental alienation an “unacknowledged form of family violence” and has found long-term mental health consequences for children who experience it, including anxiety, lowered self-esteem and general quality of life, as well as a greater risk of depression.

“Some of the stories are heartbreaking,” says Barbara Fidler, clinical-developmental psychologist in Toronto who has specialized in high-conflict parenting. She says her caseload is growing. “I actually lose sleep over these families. We are losing sleep because children are suffering.”

https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/who-considers-adding-parental-alienation-to-new-diagnostic-guide-1.4359286

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