The Extend of Confidentiality in Psychiatry

Serafimov, Aleksandar and Simeonovska Joveva, Elena and Zisovska, Elizabeta and Panova, Gordana (2013) The Extend of Confidentiality in Psychiatry. In: 5th DAAD Summer School, 28 Aug-01 Sept 2013, Bar, Montenegro. (Unpublished)

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Confidentiality is instrumental to the therapeutic relationship in psychiatry and hence its ethical significance. Regardless of its clinical necessity, the maintenance of patient confidence has been the subject of much discussion in the light of necessary breaches and potential implications for the extension of the therapeutic obligations of psychiatrists beyond the individual therapeutic relationship. Indeed, as Green and Bloch have argued “confidentiality can never be absolute, and therein lies its ethical intricacy”.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Subjects: Medical and Health Sciences > Clinical medicine
Medical and Health Sciences > Health sciences
Medical and Health Sciences > Other medical sciences
Divisions: Faculty of Medical Science
Depositing User: Aleksandar Serafimov
Date Deposited: 25 Sep 2013 14:02
Last Modified: 11 Jun 2014 12:42

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