"Duty to Warn" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A health professional's obligation to breach patient CONFIDENTIALITY to warn third parties of the danger of their being assaulted or of contracting a serious infection.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Duty to Warn" by people in Profiles.
Guina J, Dornfeld B, Pinals DA. A 20-year follow-up survey of police officers' experience with Tarasoff warnings: How law enforcement reacts to clinicians' duty to protect. Behav Sci Law. 2022 Jul; 40(4):505-513.
Anfang SA, Appelbaum PS. Twenty years after Tarasoff: reviewing the duty to protect. Harv Rev Psychiatry. 1996 Jul-Aug; 4(2):67-76.
Wexler DB. Victimology and mental health law: an agenda. Va Law Rev. 1980 Apr; 66(3):681-711.