To Inform or Not to Inform -- a Decision With Psychobiological Implication
Rotenberg, Vadim S.
Medicine and Law: World Association for Medical Law 1997; 16(1): 49-52
A patient, being informed about his dangerous or even fatal disease, like cancer, has a higher chance to give up and display a renunciation of search activity. Such renunciation decreases body resistance and makes the overall situation hopeless. Thus a person has the right to be not informed about such diseases, because he has the right to use all his inner resources for survival.
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