Relational Disorder

The proposed new diagnosis defines a relational disorder as “persistent and painful patterns of feelings, behaviors, and perceptions” among two or more people in an important personal relationship, such a husband and wife, or a parent and children.


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Wiki Number: PW184
Diagnosis: Relational Disorder
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Symptoms: The disorder depends on two or more people interactively causing the difficulties. “persistent and painful patterns of feelings
Progression: behaviors and perceptions” in couples or adult couples either with their parents or with their children.
Causes: Marriages with violence between the couple; parental child abuse-often after parental neglect.

Youtube Video: Relational Disorders:

Can Relationships Have Mental Illness? – Truth About Relational Disorders

Amazon or Library Book: Relational Trauma Repair

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