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ERIC Number: EJ899527
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1042-9670
Teaching Professional Boundaries to Psychiatric Residents
Gabbard, Glen O.; Crisp-Han, Holly
Academic Psychiatry, v34 n5 p369-372 Sep-Oct 2010
Objective: The authors demonstrate that the teaching of professional boundaries in psychiatry is an essential component of training to prevent harm to patients and to the profession. Methods: The authors illustrate overarching principles that apply to didactic teaching in seminars and to psychotherapy supervision. Results: The teaching of boundaries must be based in sound clinical theory and technique so that transference, countertransference, and frame theory are seen as interwoven with the concept of boundaries and must use case-based learning so that a "one-size-fits-all" approach is avoided. Conclusion: The emphasis in teaching should be on both the clinician's temptations and the management of the patient's wish to transgress therapeutic boundaries.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A