Sexual Exploitation in Professional Relationships

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Glen O. Gabbard
American Psychiatric Pub, 1989 - Medical - 257 pages

This book presents the latest data on -- and clinical, ethical, and medicolegal issues pertaining to -- sexual intimacy in the professional relationship. Contributors (including psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, clergy, and attorneys) explore the issue of professional incest across the broad spectrum of the helping professions.

 

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Excellent discussion regarding various aspects of therapist-patient boundary violations with particular regard to the psychological etiology of the therapist's issues. Good chapter on concerns re therapy of the exploited victem.

Contents

Prevalence of PsychiatristPatient Sexual Contact
3
Sex Between Patient and Therapist Psychologys Data and Response
15
Sexual Contact Between Social Workers and Their Clients
27
TherapistPatient Sex Syndrome A Guide for Attorneys and Subsequent Therapists to Assessing Damage
37
The Seduction of the Female Patient
55
The Lovesick Therapist
69
Individual Psychotherapy for Victims of TherapistPatient Sexual Intimacy
87
An Example of Group Therapy for Victims of TherapistClient Sexual Intimacy
99
Sexual Exploitation by Sex Therapists
137
Sexual Involvement Between Psychiatric Hospital Staff and Their Patients
149
TeacherStudent Sexual Intimacy
161
Sexual Boundary Violations of Clergy
175
Sexual Contact in Fiduciary Relationships
191
Medicolegal Aspects of Professional Sexual Exploitation
209
Afterword
227
References
231

Sexual Intimacies After Termination Clinical Ethical and Legal Aspects
113
Rehabilitation of Therapists Who Have Been Sexually Intimate with a Patient
127
Section Two
135

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Glen O. Gabbard, M.D., is Professor and Director of the Baylor Psychiatry Clinic at the Baylor College of Medicine and Training and Supervising Analyst at the Houston-Galveston Psychoanalytic Institute in Houston, Texas. He was previously Director of the Menninger Hospital in Topeka, Kansas. Dr. Gabbard is the author or editor of sixteen books and currently is joint Editor-in-Chief and Editor for North America of the International Journal of Psychoanalysis. His numerous awards include the 2000 Mary Sigourney Award for outstanding contributions to psychoanalysis.

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