Clinical situations raising ethical issues

Nigel Eastman, Gwen Adshead, Simone Fox, Richard Latham and Seán Whyte

in Forensic Psychiatry

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Published in print March 2012 | ISBN: 9780199562824
Published online July 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191740800 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Clinical situations raising ethical issues

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Concepts of mental disorder - Values and diversity in forensic practice - Autonomy and self-determination - Consent to treatment - Treatment without consent - When patients refuse treatment - What should we treat? - What counts as treatment? - Consent to risk assessment - Consent to research - The prosecution of patients

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Subjects: Forensic Psychiatry ; Medical Ethics

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