Parental alienation due to a shared psychotic disorder (folie a deux)

Author:
LOWENSTEIN Ludwig
Journal article citation:
Justice of the Peace, 24.06.06, 2006, pp.467-471.
Publisher:
Butterworth

This article considers the shared psychotic disorder (folie a deux) which is often an integral part of the parental alienation process. The way in functions leads to the alienation of a good parent. This article goes against most current judicial decisions and other psychologist's views. The author recommends destroying the folie a deux pathological relationship of the child and the alienator by removing the child either to the alienated parent or an independent party while the child is being provided with therapy and has contact with the alienated parent.

Subject terms:
mental health problems, parent-child relations, parents, separated parents;
Link:
Journal home page
ISSN print:
1741 4555

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