ERIC Number: EJ203284
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1978
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Tarasoff v. Regents of the University of California: The Duty to Warn: Common Law and Statutory Problems for California Psychotherapists.
Cohen, Robert N.
California Western Law Review, v14 n1 p153-82 1978
In Tarasoff v. Regents of the University of California the court ruled that a psychotherapist is obliged to warn third persons of threats made against them during therapy. Substantive background of this legislation; the nature of the psychotherapeutic relationship, confidentiality, and patients' rights; and the Lanterman-Petris-Short Act are discussed. (SF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Opinion Papers
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