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Judge backs doctor in bid to keep mental records private (access required)

A Fairfax County judge has sided with a clinical psychologist who declined to turn over a teen’s mental health records in response to a subpoena in the parents’ divorce case. The psychologist said disclosure before a custody hearing could cause harm to the young patient or his sisters. The psychologist hired a lawyer and asked the ...