Boundary Violation Issues and Risk Management Concerns In Psychiatry

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This excerpt from a recent PLUS Journal article titled “Boundary Violation Issues and Risk Management Concerns In Psychiatry” (published in the September 2011 issue). Author Jonathan D Rubin from Kaufman Borgeest & Ryan LLP analyzes the risk management issues to consider when underwriting coverage for psychiatric professionals. From the article: Boundary Violations Transference and counter-transference are inherent in the issues related to boundary violations that occur in therapy. Psychiatrists will encounter patients who frequently exhibit borderline and narcissistic personalities. These patients can be prone to manipulate the relationship between the psychiatrist and patient and often view the relationship with their psychiatrist as [...]