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(p. 55) To Warn or Not to Warn: That Is the Question 

(p. 55) To Warn or Not to Warn: That Is the Question
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(p. 55) To Warn or Not to Warn: That Is the Question
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David L. Shapiro

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10.1093/med:psych/9780195385298.003.0008
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date: 23 August 2019

This case explores the conflict between ethics and law, scientific and professional judgement, and confidentiality when a third party may be at risk from the client. The chapter presents a discussion of the key ethical issues, a summary of the primary ethical conundrums prevalent in the work setting, and a final reflection in retrospect regarding how the ethical quandary was handled.

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