For a fiction book, what gender of psychologist is better for an 18-year-old autistic patient? Man or woman?
The 18-year-old patient is a woman. Her psychologist is a friend of her late mom's. Which gender of psychologist would be suitable for a fiction book? If her psychologist was male, he slept with her mother once. If psychologist was female, then nothing. Some other twist.
I'm not sexist or anything. Just having a hard time which would be better. And that psychologist would be great no matter what gender.
By the way, the patient wouldn't care what gender. She went through other psychologists before the right one.
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- 6 years agoFavorite Answer
Which ever gender the young person is most comfortable with. It is how that patient will relate to the psych.
Check out Simon Baron Cohen on Autism, if you like.
- MarliLv 76 years ago
Who would your character work better with? There are good and bad psychologists, no matter what gender.
- JAMES KLv 76 years ago
Make your choice. Gender is less important than ability.
- mikah_smilesLv 76 years ago
It makes no difference, UNLESS the patient expresses a preference for one over the other.
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- S üLv 66 years ago
what gender is the 18 year-old?
- CogitoLv 76 years ago
It would make no difference at all.