In the words of Justice Stevens, citing the amicus briefs of the American Psychological and Psychiatric Associations: "Effective psychotherapy…depends upon an atmosphere of confidence and trust in which the patient is willing to make a frank and complete disclosure of facts, emotions, memories, and fears.
Finally, the doctor wanted to know if there was a temporal end point to buprenorphine therapy or is it appropriate to treat indefinitely.
Answer: There is no “one size fits all” answer to these questions.
Military and intelligence health professionals who hold state licenses are not exempt from these laws and rules.
physicians and psychologists are bound not only by civil and criminal laws prohibiting torture and other forms of abuse, but also by the laws and rules regulating their state licenses.
Many ethical challenges arise on the basis of highly variable and unpredictable contextual factors.
This course material will equip clinicians with a basic understanding of core ethical principles and standards related to the topics discussed and ethical decision-making generally, but cannot cover every possible circumstance.
A physician wrote the PCSS mentor network seeking advice on what type of counseling (group/individual/AA, NA/therapist) is typically required as part of addiction treatment.
The inquiry asked for some ways to verify that patients are going to their counseling meetings, and how often patients were required to go to engage in counseling or similar therapies.
Formal therapy or counseling is furthermore often required by insurers when physicians prescribe medication for addiction, and engaging a patient in therapy or counseling is also a requirement of DATA 2000.
With that in mind, some recommend that some level of counseling focusing on behavior change be done by the prescribing physician.
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