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Each profession has its own code of ethics to which its members adhere, or at least give lip service. Law and medicine have codes of professional ethics which include tenants of client-practitioner privilege. This novel discusses the role of analysis and the ethics between doctor and patient. It also explores the issues of ethical or moral conduct in daily human existence.

1. There have been many changes and advances in the medical arena. These changes have caused the profession to reexamine itself and its relationship to patients. The use of certain "new" or "radical" types of therapy, coupled with unscrupulous practitioners have caused the public to wonder about the ethical behavior of doctors. Exactly what is the author's view of the field?

2. Attorney-client and doctor-client ethics have changed over the past half century. In the past a patient had a tendency to follow "doctor's orders" without question...

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