Everyday Ethics

Everyday Ethics

Voices From the Front Line of Community Psychiatry

eBook - 2013
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This book explores the moral lives of mental health clinicians serving the most marginalized individuals in the US healthcare system. Drawing on years of fieldwork in a community psychiatry outreach team, Brodwin traces the ethical dilemmas and everyday struggles of front line providers. On the street, in staff room debates, or in private confessions, these psychiatrists and social workers confront ongoing challenges to their self-image as competent and compassionate advocates. At times they openly question the coercion and forced-dependency built into the current system of care. At other ti.
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2013
ISBN: 9780520954526
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9781283919203
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9780520274792
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9780520954519
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9780520274785
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Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiii, 233 pages)

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