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Published: 15 April 2008

264 Pages | 2 line figs.

ISBN: 9780199297368

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Empirical Ethics in Psychiatry

Edited by Guy Widdershoven, Tony Hope, John McMillan, and Lieke van der Scheer

International Perspectives in Philosophy and Psychiatry

  • Provides guidance on how the challenging ethical questions raised within psychiatric practice can be addressed, along with practical examples drawn from a range of real life situations
  • Shows how ethics can engage more closely with the reality of psychiatric practice and how empirical methods from the social sciences can help foster this link
  • Includes background information, both theory and history, before offering practical examples

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