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Published: 14 February 2008

264 Pages


ISBN: 9780199297368

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Empirical Ethics in Psychiatry

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

International Perspectives in Philosophy and Psychiatry

  • Shows, through specific examples, a number of ways in which empirical research and ethical analysis can be combined to tackle practical issues in psychiatric ethics
  • Demonstrates 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
  • Incorporates background information, including both theory and history of empirical ethics
  • Provides specific examples of research studies that combine the collection of empirical data with ethical analysis that will be of interest to all those working in medical ethics

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