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Burdened Children : Theory, Research, and Treatment of Parentification - Nancy D. Chase

Burdened Children

Theory, Research, and Treatment of Parentification

By: Nancy D. Chase (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st May 1999
ISBN: 9780761907640
Number Of Pages: 216

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<P>This volume is a comprehensive study of parentification in the family-children who fulfill the role of parents to their own parents or to their siblings, almost always at the expense of their own development. The book is divided into two sections: theory and research and contextual perspectives. </P>

Theory And Research Perspectives
An Overview of Theory, Research and Societal Issues
Cross-Sex and Same-Sex Family Alliances
Immediate and Long-Term Effects on Sons and Daughters
Workaholic Children
One Method of Fulfilling the Parentification Role
Parentification of Siblings of Children with Disability or Chronic Disease
Assessing Childhood Parentification
Guidelines for Researchers and Clinicians
Clinical And Contextual Perspectives
Object Relations Therapy of Individuals with Narcissistic and Masochistic Parentification Styles
Therapeutic Rituals and Rites of Passage
Helping Parentified Children and Their Families
Trauma, Invisibility and Loss
Multiple Metaphors of Parentification
Parentification in the Context of the African American Family
The Archetype of the Parentified Child
A Psychosomatic Presence
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ISBN: 9780761907640
ISBN-10: 0761907645
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 216
Published: 1st May 1999
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.91 x 15.39  x 1.37
Weight (kg): 0.33