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The moral content of psychiatric treatment.

Abstract:
Psychiatric treatment can enhance human morality. It can promote the emergence of moral motives and intentions, aid in the acquisition of skills essential to moral action, and help to develop the ability to apply moral understanding and skills in particular circumstances. Good psychiatric practice demands an honest appraisal of its moral dimension.
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10.1192/bjp.bp.108.062729

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
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Author
Journal:
British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science More from this journal
Volume:
195
Issue:
4
Pages:
281-282
Publication date:
2009-10-01
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EISSN:
1472-1465
ISSN:
0007-1250
Language:
English
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pubs:251824
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uuid:e79f2b06-e6e5-4528-8dcb-34aaf599f25f
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pubs:251824
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251824
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2012-12-19

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