Skip to Content

privacy

Pronunciation: pri'va-se

Definition:

  1. Being apart from others; seclusion; secrecy.
  2. Especially in psychiatry and clinical psychology, respect for the confidential nature of the therapist-patient relationship.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.

Hide