10. Historical Injustice in Psychiatry with Examples from Nazi Germany and Others – Ethical Lessons for the Modern Professional

  1. Thomas W. Kallert2,3,4,
  2. Juan E. Mezzich5 and
  3. John Monahan6
  1. Rael Strous

Published Online: 30 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470978573.ch10

Coercive Treatment in Psychiatry: Clinical, Legal and Ethical Aspects

Coercive Treatment in Psychiatry: Clinical, Legal and Ethical Aspects

How to Cite

Strous, R. (2011) Historical Injustice in Psychiatry with Examples from Nazi Germany and Others – Ethical Lessons for the Modern Professional, in Coercive Treatment in Psychiatry: Clinical, Legal and Ethical Aspects (eds T. W. Kallert, J. E. Mezzich and J. Monahan), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470978573.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Park Hospital Leipzig, Department of Psychiatry, Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Morawitzstrasse 2, Leipzig, 04289, Germany

  2. 3

    Soteria Hospital Leipzig, Morawitzstrasse 4, Leipzig, 04289, Germany

  3. 4

    Dresden University of Technology, Faculty of Medicine, Fetscherstrasse 74, Dresden, 01307, Germany

  4. 5

    New York University, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 5th Avenue and 100th Street, Box 1093, New York, NY, 10029-6574, USA

  5. 6

    University of Virginia, 580 Massie Road, Charlottesville, VA, 22903, USA

Author Information

  1. Tel Aviv University, Beer Yaakov Mental Health Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, 70350 Beer Yaakov, PO Box 1, Tel Aviv, Israel

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 15 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470660720

Online ISBN: 9780470978573

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Keywords:

  • Autonomy;
  • Beneficence;
  • Non-maleficence;
  • Justice;
  • Abuse of power;
  • ‘social contract’;
  • ‘ballast lives’ and ‘empty husks’;
  • ‘primun non nocere’;
  • World Psychiatric Association (WPA)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Autonomy

  • Beneficence

  • Non-maleficence

  • Justice

  • Abuse of power

  • References