ERIC Number: EJ280790
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983-Apr
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Breach of Confidentiality and Perceived Trustworthiness of Counselors.
Merluzzi, Thomas V.; Brischetto, Cheryl S.
Journal of Counseling Psychology, v30 n2 p245-51 Apr 1983
Investigated the impact of breaching confidentiality on perceptions of counselor trustworthiness. Subjects (N=200) heard audiotape counselor-client interactions that culminated in a decision by the counselor to breach or maintain confidentiality. With highly serious client problems, breaching confidentiality was associated with significantly lower trustworthiness ratings. (Author/JAC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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