This very important blog from Sweden is written by Lena Hellblom Sjögren, Ph.D., Licensed psychologist who is a member of the Parental Alienation Study Group and the European Association of Parental Alienation Practitioners.

Avskilda barn - Secluded children

Lena Hellblom Sjögren, Ph.D., Licensed psychologist 2017-08-05

Sweden is known to be a country of social reforms. This does not imply though that the UN and the European Declaration of the Human Right to family life is respected. This is what my work as an investigative psychologist and as a researcher of alleged child abuse and of complex custody cases for 25 years has documented.

But first some good facts. Sweden is the leading country Sweden is the leading country statistically when looking at shared habitation: 35-40 % of Swedish children with separated parents share an everyday life with both of them. This corresponds to about 200 000 children.

Another good thing is that the trend for couples to separate has stopped, but until now only in families where the parents have a higher education. The reason I say this is good is that the research about children´s health and…

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