Ethical Issues & Mental Health: Right to Treatment, Informed Consent & Confidentiality


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Which of these is a right of mental health patients?

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1. Mary's psychologist discusses her problems with Mary's husband. Mary's psychologist has done which of the following?

2. What does the right to treatment entail?

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of what rights patients have when they seek help from a mental health professional. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include confidentiality, right to treatment, and informed consent

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Rights of mental health patients
  • Right to treatment
  • Three elements of informed consent

Skills Practiced

The following quiz and worksheet allows students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related mental health patient rights lesson
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding mental health patient rights
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about mental health patient rights

Additional Learning

To learn more about mental health patient rights, read through the brief lesson called Ethical Issues & Mental Health: Right to Treatment, Informed Consent & Confidentiality. This lesson will help you:

  • Review the rights patients have when seeking mental health care
  • Understand the importance of confidentiality
  • Know about patients right to treatment
  • Learn about informed consent
  • Recall the three elements of informed consent