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Published: 28 January 2010

256 Pages


ISBN: 9780195389371

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The Virtuous Psychiatrist

Character Ethics in Psychiatric Practice

Jennifer Radden and John Sadler

International Perspectives in Philosophy and Psychiatry

  • Undergraduate courses in philosophy, psychology and sociology Graduate courses in medicine, social work and mental health focused clinical psychology, also applied ethics in schools of bioethics and philosophy Ethics courses in psychiatric residency programs
  • Selling point: Offers sustained support for the notion that psychiatric practice must be governed by ethical considerations that go beyond the demands imposed on all biomedical practice
  • Selling point: Provides an original application of recent theorizing about virtue theory and professional role morality to the practice of psychiatry

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