Parentification: The Role of the Parentified Child in Narcissistic Families

Parentification: The Role of the Parentified Child in Narcissistic Families

Parentification is a term used in psychology that refers to the role of a child in a family where the roles of parents and children are reversed. In this type of family, the child often takes on responsibilities and tasks that should be carried out by parents. This can happen in different ways, and have different effects on the child.