TITLE

NEW YORK'S IMMEDIATE NEED FOR A PSYCHOTHERAPIST-PATIENT PRIVILEGE ENCOMPASSING PSYCHIATRISTS, PSYCHOLOGISTS, AND SOCIAL WORKERS

AUTHOR(S)
Auerbach, Rebecca S.
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Albany Law Review;2006, Vol. 69 Issue 3, p889
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the evidentiary privileges for physicians, psychologists and social workers in New York. The practice of psychotherapy can be defined as the treatment of mental, nervous, emotional, behavioral and addictive disorders and ailments by the use of verbal and behavioral methods of intervention in interpersonal relationships. Under a physician-patient privilege, a physician is not required to disclose information which he acquired from attending a patient.
ACCESSION #
22604254

 

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