Abusive help-- helping abuse: the psychodynamic impact of severe personality disorder on caring institutions.

@article{Hinshelwood2002AbusiveHH,
  title={Abusive help-- helping abuse: the psychodynamic impact of severe personality disorder on caring institutions.},
  author={R D Hinshelwood},
  journal={Criminal behaviour and mental health : CBMH},
  year={2002},
  volume={12 2 Suppl},
  pages={S20-30}
}
  • R D Hinshelwood
  • Published 2002 in Criminal behaviour and mental health : CBMH
Personality-disordered patients have invariably suffered abuse at the hands of carers when young, and they tend to repeat an abusive relationship when they encounter care in later life. The provision of care in psychiatric, forensic, penal and other institutions may degenerate into a form of unconscious abuse perpetrated against those in care. This is… CONTINUE READING