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ERIC Number: EJ922010
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 48
ISSN: ISSN-2159-0311
Children and Chronic Sorrow: Reconceptualizing the Emotional Impact of Parental Rejection and Its Treatment
McAdams, Charles R., III; Dewell, John A.; Holman, Angela R.
Journal of Humanistic Counseling, v50 n1 p27-41 Spr 2011
The concept of chronic sorrow offers a fresh perspective for understanding the negative emotional impact of parental rejection on children. Additionally, it provides a clinical alternative to coercion for breaking through children's emotional defenses against further rejection in caregiving relationships.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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