[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
[Skip to Content Landing]
February 12, 1997

Psychiatric Care and Patient Confidentiality-Reply

Author Affiliations

Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, Ohio

JAMA. 1997;277(6):460. doi:10.1001/jama.1997.03540300028026

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.


In Reply.  —I appreciate the elaboration by Dr Hoffman on the need for sensitive treatment of psychiatric medical records. The patient-physician relationship and the confidentiality implied therein form the crux of effective psychiatric practice and medical practice and must be preserved.