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Dear patient: It's not you, it's me


Juliette- a psychologically disordered practitioner will be unlikely to receive a diagnosis of personality disorder - those who consult somebody with a psychological problem will not necessarily understand why the relationship seems 'wrong' or unhealthy Such a medic can create havoc in individual/families lives whether a need for others to depend on them an enjoyment of power or influence in other's lives or other needs may be an idea for all who work in health field to have a psychological well being test from time to time. Balint groups are not the answer - not all personaL issues will be revealed there - they can be and have been used defensively and manipulatively by individuals drawing in unwitting peers.

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27 Mar 2015

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