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Author Westmoreland, Patricia.

Title Tipping the Scales : Ethical and Legal Dilemmas in Managing Severe Eating Disorders.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : American Psychiatric Association Publishing, 2020.

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Description 1 online resource (232 pages)
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online resource cr rdacarrier
Note Print version record.
Contents Cover -- Halftitle -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Contributors -- Introduction -- 1 Treatment of Eating Disorders: An Historical Perspective -- 2 Basic Principles of Ethics -- 3 Coercion in Treatment -- 4 Mental Capacity in Anorexia Nervosa -- 5 Role of Medical Guardianship -- 6 Civil Commitment -- 7 Severe Eating Disorders in Children and Adolescents: How Are Childhood Eating Disorders Different? -- 8 Novel Treatments for Patients With Severe and Enduring Eating Disorders -- 9 Harm Reduction -- 10 Eating Disorders and Palliative Care -- 11 Futility
12 Eating Disorders and Physician-Assisted Death -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Back Cover
Summary This book takes an unflinching look at the role of ethics in compelling treatment for individuals with severe and enduring eating disorders (SEEDs) and the legal context in which coercion, civil commitment, and related issues are situated. The book explores ethical considerations, coercion in treatment, mental capacity in anorexia nervosa, medical guardianship, civil commitment, harm reduction, palliative care, end-stage anorexia, physician-assisted death, and more.
Subject Anorexia nervosa -- Treatment.
Bulimia -- Treatment.
Eating disorders -- Treatment.
Anorexie mentale -- Traitement.
Boulimie -- Traitement.
Troubles du comportement alimentaire -- Traitement.
Anorexia nervosa -- Treatment. (OCoLC)fst00809961
Bulimia -- Treatment. (OCoLC)fst00841416
Eating disorders -- Treatment. (OCoLC)fst00901220
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Westmoreland, Patricia. Tipping the Scales : Ethical and Legal Dilemmas in Managing Severe Eating Disorders. Washington, D.C. : American Psychiatric Association Publishing, 2020 9781615373499
ISBN 1615373772
9781615373772 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. NLGGC 430623399

 
    
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