We are what we repeatedly do.
- Sep 3, 2018
I looked it upNope. The doctor who invented it is a quack. There is no parental alienation syndrome.
But, as with all things in life, there are always going to be some cases in which someone lies. There are people who make false allegations that they were robbed, but it's not a syndrome.
When parents take steps to end their marriages, the default arrangement for children should be shared parenting. Psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, lawyers, and judges can help parents avoid irreparable harm.
I guess add two more MDs to ducky wucky list
Also, appears its going to be added (and formally recognized) in ICD-11 (draft form now pending final).
Certainly doesn't make it legitimate*, but I guess here it comes.
Those pesky medics!
*There are actual ICD-10 codes for being bitten by a dolphin, bitten by a cow, pecked by a chicken, and you dont get along with your inlaws... i think there is even one for walking into a pole... it's insane