Sexual Relations Between Psychotherapists and Their Patients: Toward Research or Restraint
Leonard L. Riskin
University of Florida - Fredric G. Levin College of Law
July 1, 1979
California Law Review, Vol. 67, 1979
This Article discusses the problem of sexual relationships between adult, competent patients and properly trained and licensed psychotherapists, examines the failure of social control devices to deter the activity and their success in inhibiting the production of information about it, suggests an alternative community policy and, finally, proposes a means of carrying out that policy.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 28
Keywords: sexual relations, ethics, psychotherapist, patient, psychotherapy, professional organization, licensing authorityAccepted Paper Series
Date posted: November 17, 2009
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