Responsibility, Confidentiality, and the Psychiatrically Ill Physician
Physicians are notoriously difficult patients, regardless of the type of their illness. It is particularly difficult for afflicted physicians, their family, friends, patients, and fellow physicians, to contend with psychiatric illness. Because of the emotional impact of psychiatric illness, the usual conflict between confidentiality and responsibility is heightened in those who would be helpful.
KeywordsPsychiatric Illness Psychiatric Hospitalization Continue Medical Education Credit Medical School Applicant Usual Conflict
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