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Writing about patients: II. Patients' reading about themselves and their analysts' perceptions of its effect.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15089017     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Thirty American analysts who have published articles that include clinical material were interviewed about their methods for ensuring patient confidentiality. Eight of these analysts had patients who had read about themselves or heard their cases presented, though their analyst had not requested permission to use this material. Eighteen patients had been asked and gave their consent to have their material used. Twelve of these patients were shown the material written about them. The analysts' thoughts and reactions to their experiences of obtaining consent and having their patients read material about themselves, and of disguising material without asking consent and then having it inadvertently discovered and read by their patients, are discussed. Their views of the effect on their patients of reading written material about themselves are elaborated with case illustrations.
Authors:
Judy L Kantrowitz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association     Volume:  52     ISSN:  0003-0651     ISO Abbreviation:  J Am Psychoanal Assoc     Publication Date:  2004  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-04-19     Completed Date:  2004-06-17     Revised Date:  2006-02-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505579     Medline TA:  J Am Psychoanal Assoc     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  101-23     Citation Subset:  E; IM    
Affiliation:
Boston Psychoanalytic Institute, and Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, USA. judy_kantrowitz@hms.harvard.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Attitude to Health*
Humans
Informed Consent
Professional-Patient Relations*
Psychoanalytic Therapy
Reading*
Self Concept*
Truth Disclosure*

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