Dual Relationship

Any situation in which a doctor-patient relationship may be ‘contaminated’ by a second relationship—e.g., business or financial relationships, romantic involvement, or blood or marital relatedness
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However, we can have a dual relationship not only with the environment but also our natural resources.
He also analyzes the reactions of those who willy-nilly cooperated with the regime by the simple fact of not leaving--many years later they resent the personal success of those who had fled or emigrated: "If he/she was a success, that is unforgiveable, but if he/she failed that is what he/she deserved." The octogenarian Konrad surveying his own eventful life defines his stance as "familiar foreignness" (otthonos idegenseg) "a dual relationship to everything that he had received and inherited, what his destiny inflicted upon him."
"Its a dual relationship - Jeremy and Luciana - I don't think Luciana would claim all the credit for getting 80% of the vote."
Past research has established the dual relationship between education, employment, and abuse, whereby low education and poor labor market prospects raise the risk of domestic violence while abuse also undermines educational attainment and employment.
A common boundary breach presenting in the CAM field is that of a dual relationship. A dual relationship refers to the existence of more than a single point of connection between client and therapist.
Denison offers this discussion of the meta-genre of anime, drawing out controversies and subtleties in its definition beyond the simple answer of oJapanese animation,o and exploring the complex nature of its dual relationship with its Japanese culture of origin and its international but especially American culture of popularity.
At the time ST became a PKS customer in July 2011, PKS "failed to perform an adequate review of Vungarala's dual relationship with ST to determine whether this relationship heightened the risk of fraudulent conduct by Vungarala toward the tribe," the complaint states.
What was less clear, however, was whether accepting money from a supervisee constituted a dual relationship. Tammy explained: "I hated to ask her to pay me because I didn't really think it was a good thing."
Twenty years after comprehensive education reform brought public charter schools to Massachusetts, the state continues to have a curious dual relationship with charters: Evidence strongly suggests they have made an enormous, positive impact on public education, yet many state and local education officials remain reluctant to unleash the full power that charters have to transform education.
The field of mental health has coined the term dual relationship to describe ethical problems that occur when a therapist enters into additional roles with a client that are not central to providing therapy.
While there are directional and inspirational aspects of leadership in the coaching relationship, serving as a spiritual guide or teacher and as a coach simultaneously is a prohibited dual relationship unless it was explicitly stated to be incorporated in the initial coaching agreement.