Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine

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Year
: 2012  |  Volume : 34  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 21--24

Boundary Crossings and Violations in Clinical Settings


VK Aravind, VD Krishnaram, Z Thasneem 
 Department of Psychiatry, Ram Psychiatric Institute, 338A, Annanagar, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
V D Krishnaram
Director and Chief Psychiatrist, 338A, Annanagar, Madurai - 625 020, Tamil Nadu
India

Principles of beneficence, autonomy, and nonmaleficence, compassion along with fiduciary partnership are the core concepts in the doctor-patient relationship in therapeutic settings. There are varieties of reasons for boundary problems. Physicians ignorance, exploitative character, emotional vulnerability moral weakness and similar factors may pave the way for boundary issues resulting in nonsexual or sexual boundary crossings and violations.


How to cite this article:
Aravind V K, Krishnaram V D, Thasneem Z. Boundary Crossings and Violations in Clinical Settings.Indian J Psychol Med 2012;34:21-24


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Aravind V K, Krishnaram V D, Thasneem Z. Boundary Crossings and Violations in Clinical Settings. Indian J Psychol Med [serial online] 2012 [cited 2019 Dec 11 ];34:21-24
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