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Chapter 7. Ethical Aspects of Clinical Psychiatry

Laura Roberts, M.D., M.A.; Jinger Hoop, M.D., M.F.A.; Laura Dunn, M.D.
DOI: 10.1176/appi.books.9781585625031.797600

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Ethics is an endeavor. It refers to ways of understanding what is good and right in human experience. It is about discernment, knowledge, and self-reflection, and it is sustained through seeking, clarifying, and translating. It is the concrete expression of moral ideals in everyday life. Ethics is about meaning, and it is about action. Roberts 2002a

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Essential ethics skills in clinical practice
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Glossary of ethics terms
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Working therapeutically in the ethical use of power
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Selections from The Principles of Medical Ethics With Annotations Especially Applicable to Psychiatry

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