Physician Sexual Misconduct

At long last, a book devoted exclusively to the dilemma of physician sexual misconduct. Physician Sexual Misconduct results from years of work with physicians guilty of sexual misconduct and the patients they mistreated. With this comprehensive reference tool, users will come miles closer to understanding and preventing incidents of this unprofessional behavior. It provides insight into all of the dimensions associated with this terrible occurrence: legal, ethical, administrative, educational and rehabilitative, including Civil and criminal laws governing sexual misconduct Problems associated with insurance coverage of sexual misconduct The American Psychiatric Association's and American Medical Association's policies addressing this issue The Medical Boards' role in policing the problem Models for rehabilitation of physician-offenders A sample outline for teaching medical students about the ethical problem of physician sexual misconduct With this resource available, no health professional need feel uninformed about the problem of sexually abusive practitioners.