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Confidentiality and Privilege 

Confidentiality and Privilege
Confidentiality and Privilege

S. Shane Konrad

, and Eraka Bath

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date: 31 July 2021

Chapter 1 looks at legal cases relevant to some of the most important tenets of psychiatric practice - confidentiality and privilege. Both involve the protection, and limits to that protection, of information communicated during mental health treatment. Cases described here include In re Lifschutz, Doe v. Roe, Whalen v. Roe, In re Zuniga, State v. Andring, Commonwealth v. Kobrin, Menendez v. Superior Court and Jaffee v. Redmond.

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