Jorje Farina

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BACKGROUND The attitudes of patients towards ethical dilemmas in psychotherapy have been reported in only a few studies. AIMS OF THE STUDY We investigated whether the attitudes of patients undergoing psychotherapy to confidentiality and boundaries are different from those of therapists and laypersons. METHODS Clinical vignettes describing ethical(More)
BACKGROUND The issue of confidentiality often causes an ethical dilemma for the psychotherapist. AIMS OF THE STUDY We investigated if therapists are consistent in their attitude to confidentiality or judge each case on its own merit. METHODS A questionnaire consisting of a series of clinical vignettes representing different ethical dilemmas in(More)
The issues of confidentiality and boundaries cause ethical dilemmas for psychotherapists. We investigated whether therapists have ethical attitudes to confidentiality and boundaries that are unique to their professional group compared with lay persons and whether gender or professional characteristics are associated with these attitudes. Clinical vignettes(More)
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