Privacy Beliefs and the Violent Family: Extending the Ethical Argument for Physician Intervention
Jecker, Nancy S.
JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association 1993 February 10; 269(6): 776-780
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Jecker, Nancy S. (1993-02-10)Privacy beliefs associated with the family impede physicians' response to domestic violence. As a private sphere, the family is regarded as sacred, separate, and hidden from public view. Hence, physicians who look for or ...