Q & A: Would President Trump’s personal physician be obliged to disclose a mental illness or drug dependency diagnosis?

Medically and ethically, yes they would be obliged to disclose either a mental illness or drug dependency. However, in the case of the POTUS, the argument of “in the case of national security” overrules medical ethics. If it was deemed to be against the national interest, nothing whatsoever would be disclosed. I’m not defending this, just explaining it. Come to think of it, one of my favorite comedies is based on this idea. If you’d like to spend a happy two hours, check this out:



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