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Coping with Mental Illness and Personality Disorders In Divorce and Custody Disputes

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Surviving Custody Disputes as a Bipolar Parent | Bipolar Lives

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Parents with Bipolar Disorder face unique challenges when confronted with custodial disputes. Courts see mental health issues as a severe handicap in parenting.

https://www.bipolar-lives.com/surviving-custody-disputes-as-a-bipolar-parent.html

 

Psychiatric Genetics in Child Custody Proceedings: Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues – NCBI – NIH

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by M. Sabatello · 2016

Jun 30, 2016 · This paper considers the ethical, legal, and social issues raised by the prospect of increasing use of psychiatric genetic data in child custody litigation.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov  DOI: 10.1007/s40142-016-0093-2 Free PMC Article

 

Mental Health Records – American Bar Association

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Discovery Of Mental Health Records in Custody Disputes. Carlton D. Stansbury1. Burbach & Stansbury S.C. … The best interests of a child are a court’s paramount concern in determining which parent is the best possible …

https://www.americanbar.org/content/dam/aba/publishing/family_law_enewsletter/Oct_MentalHealthArticle.authcheckdam.pdf

 

What Is a Personality Disorder? Mental health professionals and court officials primarily rely on the DSM-V to classify and diagnose a personality disorder as one of the following:

https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/personality-disorders/symptoms-causes/syc-20354463

Family Court and Cluster B Personality Disorders | HuffPost – Huffington Post

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Jul 20, 2017 · Everyone in the family court system who has a hand in deciding the fate of a child should recognize the positive correlation between Cluster B personality disorders and high-conflict divorce.

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/family-court-and-cluster-b-personality-disorders_us_597130b9e4b06b511b02c21b

 

What Judges Need to Know About Narcissistic Personality Disorder in Custody Cases |

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May 6, 2018 · Hidden and unaddressed parental Narcissistic Personality Disorder in custody courts hurts children.

https://owlcation.com/social-sciences/What-Judges-Need-to-Know-About-Narcissistic-Personality-Disorder-in-Custody-Cases

 

Forget Co-Parenting with a Narcissist. Do This Instead. | Psychology Today

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Learn valuable coping skills for dealing with difficult personalities.

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/anxiety-zen/201502/forget-co-parenting-narcissist-do-instead

 

Narcissistic Personality Disorder in the Family Court System | HuffPost Life

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Oct 14, 2013 · Narcissistic Personality Disorder in the Family Court System … “the very people who are tasked with deciding the fate of the children caught in the middle of these highly contentious custody battles…”

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/narcissistic-personality-disorder-divorce_b_4073110

 

Family Court — The National Alliance for Targeted Parents

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These cases are NOT about custody but are serious domestic abuse and child abuse cases.

http://www.targetedparent.com/family-court/

 

Our Broken Family Courts: – Survive, Transform, Soar!

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Jun 2, 2017 · Those with Cluster B personality disorders (comprised of anti-social, borderline, histrionic and narcissistic) are notorious for high conflict divorces and ongoing overuse of the courts.

https://survivetransformsoar.com/post-13

 

Who Does That? – Part 2 | Psychology Today

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Sep 11, 2011 · No matter who hires me to speak, they all get the training on Cluster B.

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/pathological-relationships/201109/who-does-part-2

 

Cluster B’s- What to expect after the break-up Part I | Freedom from emotional, verbal, and physical abuse.

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Nov 24, 2010 · In essence, they are ignoring the boundaries that should have served them in the first place. …

https://abusemenot.wordpress.com/2010/11/24/cluster-bs-what-to-expect-after-the-break-up/

 

How Personality Disorders Drive Family Court Litigation – RI Divorce Mediation

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Probably the most prevalent personality disorder in family court is Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) …

https://ridivorcemediationcenter.com/divorce-articles/how-personality-disorders-drive-family-court-litigation/