Tag Archives: dangerous patient

Dangerous Patients and the “Tarasoff Duty”

… Wow - what a problem exists in California! Therapists are in somewhat of a precarious situation [...]

Dangerous Patients and the Therapist’s Duty

… In a previous issue of the Avoiding Liability Bulletin, under the heading of Dangerous Patients [...]

Immunity From Liability

… In the April 2005 (Volume 2) issue of the Avoiding Liability Bulletin I wrote about a huge [...]

Suicide/Self Harm – The Practitioner’s Role

… Occasionally I am asked to opine on the subject of a mental health practitioner’s participation [...]

The Dangerous Patient

... The topic of dangerous patient bears revisiting from time to time, both because there are new [...]

“Duty To Warn”

… Only (my tongue is firmly implanted in cheek) thirty-six years after the landmark Tarasoff vs. [...]

The Dangerous Patient – Again!

… Two separate events spurred me to once again write about this topic. First, the Governor of [...]

PREVENTING GUN AND OTHER VIOLENCE…The Dangerous Patient

With the President, Vice-President, and Congress focusing on the prevention of gun violence as a [...]

Psychiatrist Shoots Patient

In a recent issue of the Avoiding Liability Bulletin (March 2014), I asked whether it was ever [...]

Duty to Warn

Media coverage of the March 2015 tragic airplane crash in the French Alps once again brought to [...]

Dangerous Patient

Once again, following the mass shooting at an Oregon community college, there is much public [...]