Tarasoff: Making Sense of the Duty to Warn or Protect
The Carlat Hospital Psychiatry Report, Volume 2, Number 1&2, January 2022
Ahmad Adi, MD, MPH.
Senior Instructor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus.
Victoria Hendrick, MD.
Editor-in-Chief of the Carlat Hospital Psychiatry Report. Chief, Inpatient Psychiatry, Olive View UCLA Medical Center.
Dr. Adi and Dr. Hendrick have disclosed no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
Do we have a duty to warn, or a duty to protect? And what’s the difference?