Theoretical Medicine

, Volume 18, Issue 1–2, pp 21–30

THE VIRTUES IN PSYCHIATRIC PRACTICE

  • David W. Mann
Article

Abstract

Using as a guide Pellegrino and Thomasma's “end-oriented beneficence model” of the virtues in medical practice, the author derives from the cardinal forms of psychiatric treatment a set of virtues particular to this field. Prior work from Jung, Havens and Menzer-Benaron helps to clarify the analysis.

healing virtue physician-patient relationship psychiatry 

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • David W. Mann
    • 1
  1. 1.Harvard Medical SchoolCambridgeU.S.A

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