the anne witch (deaddoloreshaze) wrote in karlahomolka,
the anne witch
deaddoloreshaze
karlahomolka

perplexed

according to Stephen William's book Karla (in chapter 3, "Dr Arndt"), after meeting Dr. Arndt, who had been her psychiatrist for a time, he (Arndt) gave Williams, to quote from the book, "all of Karla's school, medical and psychological records, including her recent hospital charts and with the nurses daily observations and remarks; everything to do with her eight week stay at the Northwestern General in March and April 1993, including very detailed records and charts documenting her perscpriptions and drug consuption . . . the scraps of paper on which Dr. Arndt had scribbled notes during Karla's therapy sessions, as well as Karla's handwritten private diaries of abuse . . . the letter she wrote to her parnets apologizing for having killed her sister."

this perplexes me because i thought that it was illegal for doctors to share their patients records. in fact, a few paragraphs down, Willams writes "psychiatrists never share patient files." it is illegal, isn't it? would Karla be able to sue Williams for doing this?
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