Psychiatry, Image of Man, and Medical Ethics

  • Paul Sporken


Reflecting on psychiatry and medical ethics presupposes that everybody has a clear view of the most important concepts used in both disciplines. Unfortunately, there is many a concept, the content of which is conceived in different ways.


Medical Ethic Ethical Aspect Ethical Thinking Sone Sense Ethical Deliberation 


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  1. The most important ideas expounded in this report, can be found in the following books of the author: Die sorge um den kranken Menschen. Grundlagen einer neuen medizinischen Ethik, Düsseldorf 1981, 2; Begleitung in schwierigen Lebenssituationen, Freiburg 1983.Google Scholar
  2. More riferences you will come across in both books.Google Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul Sporken
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  1. 1.MaastrichtThe Netherlands

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