Year: 1980 Source: Canadian Psychology, v.21, (1980), p.49-58 SIEC No: 19820732

This article describes the basis of a negligence action against a psychologist. Issues of breach of confidentiality, prediction of dangerous behavior, the objective nature of legal standards expected of psychologists, & their responsibility for wrongful death & suicide are discussed. American & Canadian legal opinions are cited. (45 refs) (SC)