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Published: 08 January 2009

554 Pages | 8 line figures


ISBN: 9780199234318

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Psychiatric Ethics

Fourth Edition

Edited by Sidney Bloch and Stephen Green

  • A long awaited new edition of the standard text in the field of psychiatric ethics, providing an up to date overview of the field
  • With the increasing power of the pharmaceutical industry, this is a volume more relevant in the current age than ever before, and one that all those involved in practice need to digest
  • Provides an in-depth discussion of the ethical issues most relevant to psychiatry, addressing clinical, research, policy, legal, cultural, and philosophical issues in the field

New to this Edition:

  • Includes 5 new chapters on narrative ethics, the psychiatrist and the pharmaceutical industry, neuroethics, trauma and PTSD, and consultation-liaison psychiatry
  • All other chapters have been completely updated

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