Roy, Julie (c. 1938–)

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Roy, Julie (c. 1938–)

American activist. Born c. 1938 in Port Huron, MI.

Became 1st woman to successfully sue psychiatrist for inveigling her into sexual relationship under guise of therapy (1971); awarded compensatory damages of $250,000 and punitive damages of $100,000 in case against Dr. Renatus Hartogs in NY (1975), and Hartogs's appeal was turned down (1976); wrote with Lucy Freeman, Betrayal (1976).

See also (tv movie) "Betrayal" (1978), starring Lesley Ann Warren and Rip Torn.