TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Gottstein, James B.
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Ethical Human Psychology & Psychiatry;Summer2007, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p117
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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?
ACCESSION #
26214773

 

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