Dating psychiatric patients
Boundary violation and sexual exploitation in psychiatry and psychotherapy: a review. The debate continues: unique ethics for psychiatry. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Association; 2008. Similarly, a patient may not even remember the anesthesiologist who presided over his gallbladder surgery or the emergency department doctor who once stitched his finger."I think it depends in part on the type of physician and medical care," says a pediatrician. Journal of Practical Psychiatry and Behavioral Health 1998;4(2):121-4. American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. The gray areas of boundary crossings and violations. Myers, MDProfessor and director, forensic psychiatry program, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa 1. Patient-therapist boundary issues: an integrative review of theory and research.
"Of course, the physician-patient relationship would have to end." Many make the important distinction that the intimacy or longevity of the professional relationship plays a large role in determining the ethics of the personal one.
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American Psychiatric Association The principles of medical ethics with annotations especially applicable to psychiatry.
To cross or not to cross: do boundaries in therapy protect or harm? Professional boundaries in the physician-patient relationship.