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Typee-learning
Topicprofessional boundaries
URLhttp://www.londondeanery.ac.uk/professional-development/professional-support-unit/learning-developme
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InfoProfessional boundaries have been defined as a series of behaviours that allow for a safe connection, based on the patients needs (Peterson 1992, Gabbard 1989)
CommentsThere are also many areas of practice, like the extent of self-disclosure, how best to manage demanding patients, feelings of attraction or dislike etc, where fixed and constant rules are not available or possible, and it is these areas which the first two sections of this module are concerned with

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