These are selected essays related to the Assessment & Diagnosis of AB-PA.
Essays Book: Diagnostic Indicators (Chapter 4)
This is a description of the Diagnostic Indicators of AB-PA. It is Chapter 4 from my book Essays: The Internet Writings of Dr. Childress and this essay can also be found on my blog (Diagnostic Indicators & Associated Clinical Signs).
Treatment Focused Assessment Protocol (Childress, 2016)
This is a description of the recommended treatment-focused assessment protocol.
Recommended Assessment Protocol Statement (Childress, 2016)
This is a another description of the recommended treatment focused assessment protocol.
Diagnostic Indicators and Associated Clinical Signs
This is Chapter 4 from the book Essays: The Internet Writings of Dr. Childress describing clinical psychology features of the three Diagnostic Indicators and the 12 Associated Clinical Signs.. It originally appeared as a blog post in 2015.
Diagram of AB-PA Pathology (Childress, 2016)
This is a diagram of the AB-PA pathology, with the personality pathology represented in the middle and the attachemnt pathology on the sides.
DSM-5 Diagnosis of “Parental Alienation” Processes (Childress, 2013)
This is a full description of the DSM-5 diagnosis from 2013. I’ve been saying the same thing for over five years. From the moment the DSM-5 came out, I identified the diagnosis for the pathology.
Shared Psychotic Disorder: American Psychiatric Association (2020)
This is a handout of the relevant information from the American Psychiatric Association description of a Shared Psychotic Disorder (shared delusions)
Adjustment Disorder Diagnosis (Childress, 2012)
This is an early discussion of the Adjustment Disorder Diagnosis.
Checklist of Child Personality Disorder Symptoms (Childress, 2011)
This is a checklist of the various possible personality disorder symptoms of the parent that are displayed in the child’s symptom display.