Recent surveys demonstrate a high and possibly increasing prevalence of mental disorders in prisoners. They have an increased risk of suffering from a mental disorder that transcends countries and diagnoses. Ethical dilemmas in prison psychiatry arise from resource allocation and include issues of patient choice and autonomy in an inherently coercive environment. Ethical conflicts may arise from the dual role of forensic psychiatrists giving raise to tensions between patient care/protection of the public.This book describes ...

Ethical Issues in Prison Psychiatry 2015, Springer

ISBN-13: 9789400796560

Softcover Reprint of the Origi edition

Trade paperback

Ethical Issues in Prison Psychiatry 2013, Springer, Dordrecht

ISBN-13: 9789400700857

2014 edition