UMass Amherst PSYCH 380 - Therapist Issues with Borderline Personality Disorder (4 pages)

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We talked about the many things that therapists have to deal with when treating a person with borderline personality disorder.


Lecture number:
20
Pages:
4
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Course:
Psych 380 - Abnormal Psychology
Edition:
1

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Psych 380 1nd Edition Lecture 20 Outline of Current Lecture I Therapy Challenges associated with Borderline Personality Disorder Current Lecture I II III IV This Thursday is the final lecture Next Tuesday Final exam Optional classes the week after Thanksgiving Therapy Challenges Borderline Personality Disorder a Initial warning signs i History of abuse ii Problems with previous therapist iii Refuses to give permission to contact previous therapist iv Litigation with previous therapist v History of sex with authority figures b Example Jane i Work related stresses ii Signed the informed consent form 1 Specifies secrecy etc iii Dr Halgin asked for permission to contact her previous therapist and she declined because she was going to sue him iv Dr Halgin is on the MA board for psychologists reviews the actions of psychologists practicing in the state v There are therapists who misbehave vi Options 1 Probation 2 Mandated therapy for themselves 3 Take away license 4 Others vii Although sometimes it is the client and not the therapist Example of a therapist who was sued for sexual assault the client was lying the whole time proved it by asking her about a body mark on the therapist s body that she couldn t identify viii There is a law that therapists cannot have sex with clients that they have had in the previous 2 years 1 Easy for people to lie and wait 2 years and 1 day c Back to Jane i He sees her a second time with no issue ii The third session she comes in practically naked bikini and hammered iii She could barely stand These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute V VI iv She says I m here to do some favors for you When Dr Halgin says he doesn t understand what she means she says We both need to relieve from stress I m going to have sex with you v She had driven to the appointment intoxicated is a danger to herself and society vi She went towards Dr Halgin



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