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Specific Ethical Dilemmas in Mental Health

  • José Guimón

Abstract

If human intervention via its exercise or restriction can in any way produce a benefit or harm, this intervention is in itself an ethical problem. Psychiatrists through their actions, systems and techniques have the power, institutions and technology to do right or wrong.

Keywords

Mental Health Ethical Dilemma Professional Autonomy Psychiatric Practice Double Agent 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • José Guimón
    • 1
  1. 1.University of GenevaGenevaSwitzerland

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