A woman filed suit against her psychiatrist for negligence and violations of the standard of care for carrying-on a relationship while treating her as a patient. The woman filed suit after the psychiatrist caused her severe physical, mental, and emotional injury. The suit alleges the woman and her psychiatrist began a sexual relationship within a year of beginning her treatment. The psychiatrist continued to treat the woman for four more years despite their relationship. In that time, he continued to prescribe her medication.
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