By Paul S. Appelbaum MD, Thomas G. Gutheil MD
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Be certain patient understands potential implications of data release. Obtain written consent for disclosure, compliant with the HIPAA standards, if applicable. a. , history of outpatient treatment since 1995 or lifetime medication history). b. Should be renewed for each subsequent disclosure. 5. Organize material to be released. a. Whenever possible communicate in writing, not over the telephone. b. Reveal minimum necessary data. c. Stick to facts and firsthand knowledge. d. Avoid psychodynamic material.
A tendency toward harshly punitive self-appraisal), in effect acting as an advocate for the healthy side of the patient. The foregoing requires from the patient an openness in self-disclosure and comfort with candor, in respect to which the clinician owes the protection of confidentiality. 1. , who has hired the therapist). Agency is, thus, the operational basis for the therapeutic alliance. Several varieties of agency exist. a. Individual patient agency. The individual patient agency is the outpatient adult model.
I will rely on Jane to tell you as much as she wishes about the therapy. If you want to talk to me about something, I will get Jane’s permission, and we will meet with her present. ” Such an agreement, negotiated during what may be a period of calm at the start of treatment, goes a long way toward averting misunderstandings and antagonisms that may flow from feelings stirred up by crises during the treatment or in the patient’s evolving relationship with the family. Appelbaum_CH01_001-032 18 10/26/06 6:10 PM Page 18 APPELBAUM & GUTHEIL ● Clinical Handbook of Psychiatry & the Law Under certain circumstances, should all of the above measures fail, treatment may have to be stopped by the therapist, because her alliance with the patient is shattered (but see Chap.
Clinical Handbook of Psychiatry and the Law (CLINICAL HANDBOOK OF PSYCHIATRY & THE LAW by Paul S. Appelbaum MD, Thomas G. Gutheil MD