Ethics in community mental health care: commonplace concerns by Patricia Backlar, David L. Cutler

By Patricia Backlar, David L. Cutler

This quantity examines daily moral matters that clinicians stumble upon as they cross approximately their paintings taking good care of those that have critical and chronic psychological issues. It activates and provokes readers to acknowledge, to research, to mirror upon, and to answer the variety of typical moral matters that come up in group psychological healthiness care perform.

Show description

Read Online or Download Ethics in community mental health care: commonplace concerns PDF

Similar health & medical law books


Encyclopedia of Forensic and felony drugs, Volumes 1-4, moment version is a pioneering 4 quantity encyclopedia compiled by means of a global crew of forensic experts who discover the connection among legislations, drugs, and technological know-how within the examine of forensics. this significant paintings contains over 300 state of the art chapters, with articles masking crime-solving recommendations resembling autopsies, ballistics, fingerprinting, hair and fiber research, and the subtle tactics linked to terrorism investigations, forensic chemistry, DNA, and immunoassays.

Legal and Ethical Aspects of Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Perioperative Medicine

Scientific judgements in glossy clinical perform are more and more inspired through moral and felony concerns, yet few medical professionals were officially expert in scientific legislation and ethics, and are uncertain of power resources of obtainable info, which leaves them uncovered to public feedback and the specter of felony motion.

Best Interests of the Child In Healthcare (Biomedical Ethics)

Topical and compelling, this quantity offers an exceptional re-examination of the ‘best pursuits’ try within the healthcare enviornment; the ways that it has built, the inherent problems in its use and its interpretation in criminal situations about the therapy of kids. Comprehensively overlaying either the English and Scottish place in the context of the eu conference of human Rights and the UN conference at the Rights of the kid, the writer examines quite a lot of healthcare events, from the generally happening to the bizarre, providing an in depth research of laws, case legislations, situations and their implications.

Informed Consent: A Primer for Clinical Practice

The literature on educated consent and its ethico-legal importance in scientific perform has grown swiftly lately. This distinctive publication bargains a realistic description of the foundations of educated consent and their program in day-by-day medical perform. Written by way of a workforce of specialists in scientific ethics and legislation, the chapters use a case-based method of elucidate the essence of consent and spotlight the ways that person sufferers and various occasions can form or even problem the elemental rules of educated consent.

Extra resources for Ethics in community mental health care: commonplace concerns

Sample text

The consumer's wishes and the responsibilities of being a payee (assuring that basic needs are met) can be in conflict or an ongoing source of consumer discontent. Regularly involving the consumer in budget planning, scrupulous record-keeping, regular contact with the Social Security office, and having someone other than the consumer's primary outreach counselor function as the money manager are very helpful strategies to prevent or reduce conflict. It is also helpful to include payeeship and money management as an area of quality assurance review.

They are symbols of gratitude, not bribes. There is a question of judgment here, but is it one of ethics as well? The resident suspects that by following the supervisor's dictates, he will hurt the patient's feelings and possibly induce abandonment of treatment. If the resident rejects his cultural knowledge in the interests of obeying or currying favor with a superior, is this an unethical act? In a lecture on culture to a group of psychiatric residents, I talk about our Hispanic clinic and the compact between psychiatrist and patient.

Profound clinical depressions, and even psychotic episodes, are not uncommon among foreign female students, or wives of foreign graduate students, as they encounter the enhanced possibilities for women in the western world. Can a therapist in a university counseling center take responsibility for altering the life and future, and alienating the support system, of a woman who will return to her country and whom the therapist will never see again? These are not new problems in our field, but they are particularly salient today in an era of increased cultural exchange.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.90 of 5 – based on 4 votes