SEX, DRUGS AND ILLNESS: WHY YOUNG PEOPLE NEED MEDICAL CONFIDENTIALITY

March 22, 2013

SEX, DRUGS AND ILLNESS: WHY YOUNG PEOPLE NEED MEDICAL CONFIDENTIALITY

A recent article has appeared on The Conversation website titled "Sex, drugs and illness: why teens need medical confidentiality", by Rony Duncan, Senior Research Fellow at Murdoch Children's Research Institute.  The article talks about the perspectives of parents -  some parents believe that the best way to help their children become independent was to step back, letting them see doctors on their own.  Other parents felt that the best way to support their children becoming independent was to keep track of everything going on in their child's lives including their health care.

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