The Social Construction of Values and the Psychiatric Profession. Part 1: Conceptual Issues and the Case of Argentine Psychiatry
Journal of Ethics in Mental Health [electronic] 2008 April; 3(1): 5 p. Accessed: http://www.jemh.ca [2008 June 22]
In Part 1, we consider the ethical approach of communitarianism. Such an approach sees values constructed within a community in a certain socio-cultural and historical context. We then provide an account of the main themes in Argentine history and the history of psychiatry in Argentina in order to place in context the consideration of the values constructed by Argentine psychiatrists (These values are then considered in Part 2.)
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