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Protecting Clients from Iatrogenic Harm: Standards in Ethics

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Please provide a description of two or more factors that may contribute to iatrogenic harm in prevention, intervention, or consultation endeavors. Using specific examples, explain the potential impact of each factor on the client(s) and the treatment and/or consultation process. Then, explain how iatrogenic harm from each of these factors may be minimized, again using specific examples.

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So, first, you want to define what iatrogenic is, and that basically means harm brought on by the doctor or practitioner while in session. Therefore, utilizing risk management strategies in the profession can only improve peace of mind, at least for this practitioner. When you look at this, the issue here is Iclinical competency and informed Consent 4.02.

For example, clinical supervision is necessary for even the most seasoned of therapists. Another example is the Zimbardo Prison experiment. I believe this experiment needed further and much clinical oversight. There has much refinement in ...

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This solution provides a description of factors that could contribute to iatrogenic harm.