Ethical aspects of the psychotherapies

Jeremy Holmes and Gwen Adshead

in Psychiatric Ethics

Fourth edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780199234318
Published online February 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191754548 | DOI:

Series: International Perspectives in Philosophy & Psychiatry

Ethical aspects of the psychotherapies

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Chapter 19 discusses the ‘four principles’ of respect for autonomy, beneficence, non-maleficence and justice, and then explores how thinking about these principles helps to address ethical dilemmas in psychotherapy.

Chapter.  9156 words. 

Subjects: Psychiatry

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