Psychotropics Without Borders: Ethics and Legal Implications of Internet-Based Access to Psychiatric Medications
Klein, Carolina A
The journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law 2011; 39(1): 104-11
Medical practitioners are revisiting many of the ethics and the legal implications surrounding the clinical frameworks within which we operate. In today's world, distinguishing between virtual and physical reality continues to be increasingly difficult. The physician may be found grappling with the decision of whether to continue to treat a patient who may be obtaining psychotropic medications through the Internet. This article approaches some of the clinical and legal implications and the ethics regarding the availability of prescription psychotropics over the Internet.
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