Commentary: Tarasoff Duties Arising From a Forensic Independent Medical Examination
Gutheil, Thomas G
The journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law 2010 38(1): 57-60
The question of whether a Tarasoff duty may emerge from a credible threat by an examinee during an independent medical examination has not been extensively addressed in the professional literature. This article analyzes that question and provides suggestions for how to respond to a perceived duty.
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