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What Kind of Situation Would Make Law Enforcement or Psychologist Decide That They Must?

Question by aroomshroomshroom: What kind of situation would make law enforcement or psychologist decide that they must?
intervene with a person’s interactions iwth people and get them to “integrate” within society?
What kind of situation would i involve peopel investigating a person’s family background and then harassing them with that information?

Best answer:

Answer by michele
Psychologists do NOT initiate ANY type of treatment (“social integration”, “family investigation”or otherwise) without the express CONSENT of the patient. Under NO circumstances would this happen outside of a court order (obtaining such an order for involuntary treatment is a complex process – a process in which the patient him/herself would participate).

If you believe this is happening to you , it is HIGHLY LIKELY that you are suffering from a delusional disorder. A brief review of your other questions suggests that you may indeed be suffering from such a condition. It is not uncommon. The good news, is that it is TREATABLE.

However, this would involve you voluntarily seeking psychotherapy. I suspect you may fear such a prospect or believe that those around you have conspired (perhaps even with this answer here on Y/A!) to trick you into voluntarily going in to psychotherapy. This, of course, is not the case.

Best of luck,
~Dr. B.~

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