HIV and Duty to Protect: a Survey of Licensed Professional Counselors and Physicians

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This study was designed to investigate what course of action therapists and physicians report they would take in reconciling their conflicting duties to maintain confidentiality and protect third parties from harm in HIV-related situations. The physicians surveyed were licensed to practice medicine in Texas and board certified in Internal Medicine. The therapists surveyed were licensed professional counselors in Texas and members of one of three selected divisions within the Texas Counseling Association. A survey instrument developed by the researcher was mailed to 200 subjects randomly selected from each group.

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Johnson, Laura K. (Laura Kimberly) May 1995.

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This study was designed to investigate what course of action therapists and physicians report they would take in reconciling their conflicting duties to maintain confidentiality and protect third parties from harm in HIV-related situations. The physicians surveyed were licensed to practice medicine in Texas and board certified in Internal Medicine. The therapists surveyed were licensed professional counselors in Texas and members of one of three selected divisions within the Texas Counseling Association. A survey instrument developed by the researcher was mailed to 200 subjects randomly selected from each group.

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Johnson, Laura K. (Laura Kimberly). HIV and Duty to Protect: a Survey of Licensed Professional Counselors and Physicians, dissertation, May 1995; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc278463/: accessed August 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .