CONFIDENTIALITY

noun. A standard of professional values necessitating suppliers of mental or medical healthcare to constrain the revealing of a person's name, their illness, remedial tactics, and any information given the physician when being evaluated, diagnosed, or treated.

CONFIDENTIALITY: "The confidentiality agreement prohibited either party from even speaking of the upcoming proposal or product release prior to the first promotional airings."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "CONFIDENTIALITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/confidentiality/ (accessed June 27, 2017).
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