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Confidentiality and the duty to protect.
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  • Tiffany Chenneville
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Tiffany Chenneville

Document Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
Date Issued
January 2005
Date Available
September 2012
"It is generally agreed that information shared within the context of a psychotherapy relationship should be kept confidential. However, the delicate balance between clinicians' duty to their clients...and their duty to protect highlighted when threats of violence are made. The complexity of such matters is discussed in this chapter, along with recommendations for addressing the dilemma." (p.584)
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Citation Information
Chenneville, T. (2005). Confidentiality and the duty to protect. In G. P. Koocher, J.C. Norcross, & S. S. Hill, III (Eds.), Psychologists' desk reference, Second edition (pp. 584-588). New York: Oxford University Press.