DUTY TO WARN

The obligation of a health professional to warn a third party of potential harm by a client. See duty to protect- Tarasoff decision.

DUTY TO WARN: "Joe's therapist had a duty to warn Lyn of possible harm from Joe."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "DUTY TO WARN," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/duty-to-warn/ (accessed June 15, 2019).
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