Countertransference reactions to families where child abuse has occurred

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Title: Countertransference reactions to families where child abuse has occurred
Authors: Carr, Alan
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Date: 1989
Abstract: In this paper five countertransference reactions, which may be experienced by workers on child abuse management teams, are described. Karpman's Drama Triangle is used as a framework within which to define these reactions. The reactions are: (1) rescuing the child; (2) rescuing the parents; (3) rescuing the mother and child while persecuting the father, (4) rescuing the father; and (5) persecuting the family.
Type of material: Journal Article
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Journal: Journal of Family Therapy
Volume: 11
Issue: 1
Start page: 87
End page: 97
Copyright (published version): 1989 Wiley-Blackwell
Keywords: Child abuseManagement teams
DOI: 10.1046/j..1989.00335.x
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Psychology Research Collection

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