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Title Confidentiality : Ethical Perspectives and Clinical Dilemmas / edited by Charles Levin, Allannah Furlong, Mary Kay O'Neil
Published Hoboken : Routledge, Taylor and Francis, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (348 pages)
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Contributors; Section One: Thinking about Confidentiality; 1 Confidentiality as a Virtue; 2 Trust, Confidentiality, and the Possibility of Psychoanalysis; 3 Having a Thought of One's Own; 4. The Why of Sharing and Not the What: Confidentiality and Psychoanalytic Purpose; 5 Civic Confidentiality and Psychoanalytic Confidentiality; Section Two: Dilemmas in Treatment, Research, and Training; 6 Some Reflections on Confidentiality in Clinical Practice
16 Psychoanalytic Ethics: Has the Pendulum Swung Too Far?17 We Have Met the Enemy and He (Is) Was Us; 18 The American Psychoanalytic Association's Fight for Privacy; 19 Legal Boundaries on Conceptions of Privacy: Seeking Therapeutic Accord; 20 The Right to Privacy: A Comment on the Production of Complainants' Personal Records in Sexual-Assault Cases; Epilogue; 21. A Psychoanalyst Looks at the Witness Stand Anne Hayman; Index
7 Psychoanalytic Research and Confidentiality: Dilemmas8 Confidentiality and Training Analyses; 9 Confidentiality, Reporting, and Training Analyses; 10 Confidentiality, Privacy, and the Psychoanalytic Career; Section Three: Clinical Practice; 11 The Early History of the Concept of Confidentiality; 12 Confidentiality in Psychoanalysis: A Private Space for Creative Thinking and the Work of Transformation; 13 Whose Notes Are They Anyway?; 14 Outing the Victim: Breaches of Confidentiality in an Ethics Procedure; Section Four: Professional Ethics and the Law; 15 Confidentiality and Professionalism
Summary The distinguished contributors to Confidentiality probe the ethical, legal, and clinical implications of a deceptively simple proposition: Psychoanalytic treatment requires a confidential relationship between analyst and analysand. But how, they ask, should we understand confidentiality in a psychoanalytically meaningful way? Is confidentiality a therapeutic requisite of psychoanalysis, an ethical precept independent of psychoanalytic principles, or simply a legal accommodation with the powers that be? In wrestling with these questions, the contributors to Confidentiality>
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Confidentiality -- ethics.
Psychoanalysis -- ethics.
Confidentiality -- legislation & jurisprudence.
Professional-Patient Relations -- ethics.
Confidential communications -- Physicians.
Psychoanalysis -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Psychotherapist and patient -- Moral and ethical aspects
Form Electronic book
Author Furlong, Allanah
Levin, Charles D
O'Neil, Mary Kay.
ISBN 1306575052