What Should This Psychologist Do

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The scenario for this discussion is: a client's attorney has called and asks for the client's diagnosis and prognosis because the lawyer believes this will help the client in the pre-sentencing hearing. The psychologist does not have a written release of information for signed by the client but the client has told the psychologists that he is working with an attorney. What should the psychologist do? The paper discusses the issues of the case, cites the APA Ethical Principles, discusses articles reviewed, and makes a decision. There are three sources listed in the bibliography of this three page paper.