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Title Applied ethics in mental health care : an interdisciplinary reader / edited by Dominic A. Sisti, Arthur L. Caplan, and Hila Rimon-Greenspan
Published Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 400 pages) : illustrations
Series Basic bioethics
Basic bioethics.
Contents Contested boundaries : psychiatry, disease, and diagnosis / Charles E. Rosenberg -- Moot questions in psychiatric ethics / Ralph B. Little and Edward A. Strecker -- The ethics of psychotherapy / Toksoz B. Karasu -- Character virtues in psychiatric practice / Jennifer Radden and John Z. Sadler -- Psychiatric advance directives and the treatment of committed patients / Paul S. Appelbaum -- Denying autonomy in order to create it : the paradox of forcing treatment upon addicts / Arthur L. Caplan -- End-stage anorexia : criteria for competence to refuse treatment / Margery Gans and Willam B. Gunn Jr -- "Personality disorder" and capacity to make treatment decisions / George Szmukler -- Sanctity of human life in war : ethics and post-traumatic stress disorder / James A. Beshai and Richard J. Tushup -- The experience of violent injury for young African-American men : the meaning of being a "sucker" / John A. Rich and David A. Stone -- The psychological impact of rape victims' experiences with the legal, medical, and mental health systems / Rebecca Campbell -- Addiction as accomplishment : the discursive construction of disease / Craig Reinarman -- The ethics of addiction / Thomas S. Szasz -- Myths about the treatment of addiction / Charles P. O'Brien and A. Thomas McLellan -- Ethical considerations in caring for people living with addictions / Laura Weiss Roberts and Kim Bullock -- Confidentiality and the prediction of dangerousness in psychiatry / William J. Curran -- Madness versus badness : the ethical tension between the recovery movement and forensic psychiatry / Claire L. Pouncey and Jonathan M. Lukens -- Ethical considerations of multiple roles in forensic services / Robert Henley Woody -- Watch your language : a review of the use of stigmatizing language by Canadian judges / Michelle Black and Jocelyn Downie -- Boundary violation ethics : some conceptual clarifications / Jennifer Radden -- The price of a gift : an approach to receiving gifts from patients in psychiatric practice / David H. Brendel [and others] -- How certain boundaries and ethics diminish therapeutic effectiveness / Arnold A. Lazarus -- Boundary issues in social work : managing dual relationships / Frederic G. Reamer -- Patient-targeted Googling : the ethics of searching online for patient information / Brian K. Clinton, Benjamin C. Silverman, and David H. Brendel -- Professional boundaries in the era of the internet / Glen O. Gabbard, Kristin A. Kassaw, and Gonzalo Perez-Garcia
Summary This volume discusses some of the most critical ethical issues in mental health care today, including the moral dimensions of addiction, patient autonomy and compulsory treatment, privacy and confidentiality, and the definition of mental illness itself
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Mental health services -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Physician and patient -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Psychiatric ethics.
Patient Rights -- ethics.
Professional-Patient Relations -- ethics.
Psychiatry -- ethics.
Psychotherapy -- ethics.
Substance-Related Disorders -- therapy.
Form Electronic book
Author Caplan, Arthur L.
Rimon-Greenspan, Hila.
Sisti, Dominic A.
ISBN 0262317249
1461943817 (electronic bk.)
9781461943815 (electronic bk.)