Psychotherapists' duties to third parties: Ramona and beyond.


OBJECTIVE This paper explores the implications for psychotherapy of a series of court cases involving suspected childhood sexual abuse that have raised the question of when psychiatrists and other psychotherapists can be sued by third parties for their behavior in therapy. METHOD The authors begin by considering traditional legal approaches that until now… (More)


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@article{Appelbaum1996PsychotherapistsDT, title={Psychotherapists' duties to third parties: Ramona and beyond.}, author={Paul S Appelbaum and R Zoltek-Jick}, journal={The American journal of psychiatry}, year={1996}, volume={153 4}, pages={457-65} }