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Epistemic injustice, children and mental illness

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The concept of epistemic (specifically testimonial) injustice is the latest philosophical tool with which to try to theorise what goes wrong when mental health service users are not listened to by clinicians, and what goes right when they are. Is the tool adequate to the task? It is argued that, to be applicable at all, the concept needs some adjustment so that being disbelieved as a result of prejudice is one of a family of alternative necessary conditions for its application, rather than a ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1136/medethics-2021-107329

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
Oxford college:
Keble College
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-7176-226X
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group
Journal:
Journal of Medical Ethics More from this journal
Volume:
47
Issue:
11
Pages:
729-735
Publication date:
2021-06-25
Acceptance date:
2021-06-09
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EISSN:
1473-4257
ISSN:
0306-6800
Pmid:
34172522
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1186861
Local pid:
pubs:1186861
Deposit date:
2021-10-12

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