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Coercive care : the ethics of choice in health and medicine / Torbjörn Tännsjö.

By: Tännsjö, Torbjörn, 1946-Material type: TextTextPublication details: London ; New York : Routledge, 1999. Description: 1 online resource (x, 163 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780203004845; 0203004841; 9780415208499; 0415208491; 9781134619054; 1134619057; 1134619049; 9781134619047; 1280182369; 9781280182365; 9786610182367; 6610182361; 0203254449; 9780203254448Subject(s): European Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine | Involuntary treatment -- Moral and ethical aspects | Therapeutics | Ethics, Medical | Paternalism | Personal Autonomy | Behavior Control | Coercion | Ethics | Communicable Diseases | Ethical Theory | Forensic Psychiatry | Government Regulation | Human Rights | Internationality | Life Style | Mental Disorders | Patient Care | Pregnant Women | Reproduction | Treatment Refusal | Western World | Commitment of Mentally Ill | Traitement non volontaire (Thérapeutique) -- Aspect moral | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Business Ethics | Involuntary treatment -- Moral and ethical aspects | Therapeutics | Ethik | Gesundheitswesen | Zwangsbehandlung | Dwangverpleging | Ethische aspecten | GezondheidsrechtGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Coercive care.DDC classification: 174/.2 LOC classification: R727.35 | .T36 1999ebNLM classification: 1999 J-497 | W 50Other classification: 86.66 | CC 7200 | XC 2815 | 5,1 Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Introduction -- Somatic health care -- Preventive health care -- Infectious diseases -- Mental illness -- Forensic psychiatry -- Foetal/maternal conflicts -- Coercion in the social services -- Conclusion.
Summary: Coercive Care asks probing and challenging questions regarding the use of coercion in health care and the social services. The book combines philosophical analysis with comparative studies of social policy and law in a large number of industrialized countries.
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"Simultaneously published in the USA and Canada"--Title page verso.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 158-161) and index.

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Coercive Care asks probing and challenging questions regarding the use of coercion in health care and the social services. The book combines philosophical analysis with comparative studies of social policy and law in a large number of industrialized countries.

Introduction -- Somatic health care -- Preventive health care -- Infectious diseases -- Mental illness -- Forensic psychiatry -- Foetal/maternal conflicts -- Coercion in the social services -- Conclusion.

English.

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