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(Re)shaping ethical considerations in involuntary admission for inpatient psychiatric care: An empirical ethics inquiry drawing insights from a South African case study

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Involuntary admission for inpatient psychiatric care, though common in clinical practice, remains a long-standing ethical challenge in mental healthcare. Continued disagreement over when, if ever, involuntary admission can be ethically justified (in the psychiatric ethics literature) sits against the backdrop of calls for increased access to mental healthcare in low- and middle-income countries (in the global mental health discourse). My thesis takes this normative tension as a starting point...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Research group:
Ethox Centre
Oxford college:
Brasenose College
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Wickremsinhe, M
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2022-05-04

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