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"Emotionally dependent" means that the nature of the patient's or former patient's emotional condition and the nature of the treatment provided by the psychotherapist are such that the psychotherapist knows or has reason to know that the patient or former patient is unable to withhold consent to sexual contact by or sexual intercourse with the psychotherapist. 

Source:  General Statutes 53a-65 (11) (applies to Part VI:  Sex Offenses, 53a-67 -- 53a-90a).





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