Sunday, January 29, 2023

Tag: privacy and mental health

Not Stigma, Privacy: Why I Write Under a Pseudonym

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If I disclose my situation, then professionally, the attributional association of “the therapist with schizophrenia“ will necessarily and inevitably follow. But this is not who I am. Rather, I am a therapist with a private medical issue and I prefer to maintain its confidentiality—no further justification needed.

“New Jersey Psychology Practice Revealed Patients’ Mental Disorders in Debt Lawsuits”

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Pro Publica and the NY Times collaborate on an investigative report revealing loopholes in HIPAA laws that allow providers to release the mental health...

“New ‘Smart’ Drugs Tell Doctor You’re Not Taking Them”

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The Washington Examiner reports that the manufacturer of the antipsychotic Abilify is seeking FDA approval for new digitized pills that would alert doctors if patients fail to take their drugs on schedule.