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Published: 13 March 2014

288 Pages


ISBN: 9780199645756

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Diagnostic Dilemmas in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Philosophical Perspectives

Edited by Christian Perring and Lloyd Wells

International Perspectives in Philosophy and Psychiatry

  • A philosophically informed account of child and adolescent psychiatry, giving readers a deeper understanding of some of the ethical issues in this field
  • Applies methods to the real world so readers can see philosophy at work in real cases
  • includes chapters by both philosophers and psychiatrists meaning that a clinical perspective is offered
  • A historical perspective is given throughout showing that the issues under discussion have been raised in different ways over a great many years
  • A pragmatic view is given throughout - the focus is always on what is in the best interest of the children.
  • All the chapters are up-to-date, cutting edge and given by leading names in the field.

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