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Title: Adaptive and Reactive Distancing Among Adolescents From Alcoholic Families
Journal: Adolescence  Volume:23  Issue:91  Dated:(Fall 1988)  Pages:577-584
Author(s): R Berlin; R B Davis; A Orenstein
Date Published: 1988
Page Count: 8
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Type: Report (Study/Research)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Based on work with adolescents at a mental health center and an alcohol education program, some of the difficulties children of alcoholics experience in separating from their homes are considered.
Abstract: These difficulties are described in terms of organizing fantasies in which adolescents use relationships outside of their homes to work through unresolved feelings about their families. (Author abstract)
Main Term(s): Parent-Child Relations
Index Term(s): Alcoholism; Child placement services; Child welfare
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