Psychiatrists' Failure to Inform: Is There Substantial Financial Exposure?

Gottstein, James B.
July 2007
Ethical Human Psychology & Psychiatry;Summer2007, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p117
Academic Journal
Psychiatrists regularly fail to obtain informed consent by not fully informing their patients of the risks of psychotropic drugs as well as overstating their benefits. As the wave of lawsuits against manufacturers for failure to warn wane, will such psychiatrists be next and do they risk substantial liability?


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