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Discussions of the emerging importance of ethical issues in medicine, of the methods for ethical analysis, and of how to organize mental-health ethics rounds; followed by illustrative cases, discussion, and questions for the main types of ethical problems related to informed consent, competency, involuntary treatment, confidentiality, truth-telling, the "difficult patient," relations of parents and children, religious commitments, allocation of resources, research, and criminal justice. Relevant to psychiatry, psychology, and aspects of practice in other fields. (EJH)
Divided Staffs, Divided Selves: A Case Approach to Mental Health Ethics.. Ann Intern Med. ;109:998–999. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-109-12-998_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1988;109(12):998-999.
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