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Author Brodwin, Paul, author.

Title Everyday ethics : voices from the front line of community psychiatry / Paul Brodwin.

Publication Info. Berkeley : University of California Press, [2013]


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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 233 pages)
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-219) and index.
Summary 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.
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Contents Genealogy of the treatment model -- Expert knowledge and encounters with futility -- Treatment plans : mandatory narratives of progress -- Representative payeeships : the deep logic of dependency -- Commitment orders : the practice of consent and constraint -- Coercion, confidentiality, and the moral contours of work.
Subject Community mental health services.
Community psychiatry -- Ethics.
Community Mental Health Services.
Community Psychiatry -- ethics.
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS -- Life Stages -- Infants & Toddlers.
Community mental health services. (OCoLC)fst00871055
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: 9780520274792
Standard No. ebc1092957
ISBN 0520274792 (electronic bk.)
9780520274792 (electronic bk.)
9781283919203 (electronic bk.)
1283919206 (electronic bk.)
9780520954526 (electronic bk.)
0520954521 (electronic bk.)
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