Introduction.- The Deadly Drama Triangle and Relational Competence Theory.- Parentification.- Parental Alienation Behaviors.- Bullying.- Stockholm Syndrome.- Psychopathology and Self-Regulation: Assessment, Case Conceptualization, and Intervention.- Conclusion.- Future of Relational Psychopathology.- Appendices
This book explores current relational models of psychopathology that undergird a great many conflicts and destructive outcomes in family and intimate relationships. These models have similar features and can be considered as a group. They are all: (1) generational; (2) relational; and (3) fundamentally reactive processes stemming from existing psychopathology.
Focus will be on generational and relational processes rather than psychodynamic
Models have been greatly expanded and validated independently of each other
Models expand the concept of Relational Competence Theory