Values, psychiatric ethics and clinical judgement

Tim Thornton

in Essential Philosophy of Psychiatry

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Published in print September 2007 | ISBN: 9780199228713
Published online February 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191754531 | DOI:

Series: International Perspectives in Philosophy & Psychiatry

Values, psychiatric ethics and clinical judgement

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A toolkit for ethical reasoning in medicine and psychiatry?

The further challenges of psychiatric ethics

The multiplicity of factors in psychiatric clinical judgement

Judgement and the broader framework of values-based practice

The irreducibility of values to facts

The subjectivity of values

The uncodifiability of values

Overview of the model of values that underpins values-based practice

The role of judgement in the Four Principles approach to medical ethics

A closer look at the Four Principles approach

Adding an account of the metaphysics of values

Is particularism consistent with the Four Principles approach?


Chapter.  16256 words. 

Subjects: Psychiatry

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