The author claims to be debunking myths about Parental Alienation Syndrome (PAS), emphasising that the syndrome is complex, and not just a matter of hostile, bitter ex-wives seeking revenge on the men who abandoned them.Author: P. Susan Penfold.
Parental alienation syndrome (PAS) is a term introduced by child psychiatrist Richard Gardner in 1985 to describe a distinctive suite of behaviors in children that includes showing extreme but unwarranted fear, disrespect or hostility towards a parent.
Her areas of research include parental alienation, child welfare, parent involvement in their children's education, early intervention, and attachment. She is the Director of Research at the Vincent J. Fontana Center for Child Protection. She is the author or co-author of 8 books and over 65 peer reviewed articles.
Apr 25, 2013 · The parent that the child signed the petition against certainly seems to have many emotional issues and has engaged in Parental Alienation according the list of signs and symptoms.
National District Attorneys Association NATIONAL CENTER FOR PROSECUTION OF CHILD ABUSE Volume 16, Number 6, 2003 Parental Alienation Syndrome: What Professionals Need to Know Part 1 of 2 By Erika Rivera Ragland 1 & Hope Fields2 Excerpts section” Other Weaknesses: Lack of Peer Review and Recognition by DSM-IV” Dr. Gardner mostly self-published and thus did not generally subject his .