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ERIC Number: EJ480842
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0360-7283
Dilemmas of Disclosure to Patients and Colleagues When a Therapist Faces Life-Threatening Illness.
Philip, Claire E.
Health & Social Work, v18 n1 p13-19 Feb 1993
Highlights dilemmas imposed by disclosure and nondisclosure of therapist's life-threatening illness to patients and colleagues. Reviews literature that illustrates spectrum of circumstances and opinions, contrasting survivable with more complex or likely nonsurvivable conditions. In case of therapist's life-threatening illness, calls consultation regarding its effects on treatment framework appropriate, including planning for continuity of patients' treatment and practice closure. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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