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Consultation-liaison psychiatry

Marguerite S. Lederberg and Tomer T. Levin

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: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199234318.003.0025

Series: International Perspectives in Philosophy & Psychiatry

Consultation-liaison psychiatry

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"Chapter 25 discusses consultation-liaison (C-L) psychiatric practice in the general hospital where medical, psychological and ethical issues are commonly intertwined and typically unfold in the midst of critical circumstances, as well as the subject of boundaries, confidentiality, capacity to make decisions about one’s treatment, the role of a proxyin such decision-making and truth-telling."

Chapter.  7559 words. 

Subjects: Psychiatry

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