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ERIC Number: EJ875392
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 54
ISSN: ISSN-1546-2781
Defining and Understanding Parentification: Implications for All Counselors
Hooper, Lisa M.
Alabama Counseling Association Journal, v34 n1 p34-43 Spr 2008
This article advances a balanced discussion of the extent to which varied outcomes are evidenced in adulthood after one has been parentified in childhood. Recommendations are provided that may help counselors avoid the potential overpathologizing of clients with a history of parentification. Suggestions for clinical practice are put forth for all counselors.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A