Divided Staffs, Divided Selves: A Case Approach to Mental Health Ethics

Divided Staffs, Divided Selves: A Case Approach to Mental Health Ethics

by Stanley Joel Reiser, Harold J. Bursztajn, Paul S. Appelbaum, Thomas G. Gutheil
     
 

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Divided Staffs, Divided Selves offers a case-centered approach to the teaching of health care ethics to a wide range of students and clinicians. The book provides both clinical case material and a method for engaging in a dialogue regarding difficult decisions in the mental health care field that have potentially tragic choices. The essays that introduce the volume

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Divided Staffs, Divided Selves offers a case-centered approach to the teaching of health care ethics to a wide range of students and clinicians. The book provides both clinical case material and a method for engaging in a dialogue regarding difficult decisions in the mental health care field that have potentially tragic choices. The essays that introduce the volume place the ethical problems of treating mentally ill people in the context of the health care ethics movement and traditions of ethical decision making. The individual cases are real, derived from actual clinical and consultative experiences.

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"The book is an absolute must for those who would like to initate a teaching program in mental health ethics and is recommemded most highly to anyone with an interest in this growing field." General Hospital Psychiatry

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ISBN-13:
9780521318907
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/28/1987
Pages:
164
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.55(d)

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