The Tarasoff raid: a new extension of the duty to protect.

@article{Goldstein1992TheTR,
  title={The Tarasoff raid: a new extension of the duty to protect.},
  author={Robert Lloyd Goldstein and J M Calderone},
  journal={The Bulletin of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law},
  year={1992},
  volume={20 3},
  pages={335-42}
}
The authors discuss the general outlines of the Tarasoff duty of psychotherapists to protect potential victims of their violent patients. They describe the flexible range of clinical responses that therapists have utilized, as well as their professional concerns about preserving patient confidentiality (or at least strictly circumscribing the scope of… CONTINUE READING