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Child-Parent contact failure after divorce is a worldwide phenomenon. In Israel (population 9.4 million), there are approximately 15,000 divorces each year, involving around 19,000 children under 17 years old. Around 30% of these children (i.e. 5,700) can be defined as at-risk due to the divorce process, especially where parental alienation (PA) is involved. PA is an extreme form of child maltreatment, where a child is persuaded, without justification, by one of the parents to have no contact with the other parent who was previously loved (1). These at-risk children have elevated incidence of mental disorders such as depression, psychoses, and personality disorders (2) as well as well as other morbid diagnoses such as STDs (3).

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