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Individens autonomi i svensk psykiatri - Om gråzonerna kring elbehandling i psykiatrisk vård

Wittmann, Sofia LU (2012) MRSG20 20121
Human Rights Studies
Abstract
This essay focuses on the controversial method Electric convulsive therapy within Swedish psychiatry and involves the complex of problems around informed consent, custodial care and human autonomy. It also questions the different perspectives on side effects, and what they really mean for patients everyday life. One of the premier purposes of the essay is to investigate the treatment in relation to ethics within psychiatry as well as international conventions and recommendations. The theoretical perspective that has been applied is based on the available literature about the subject, where the medical point of view is put against a more humanistic attitude. Applied methodology consisted of gathering information in general, identify... (More)
This essay focuses on the controversial method Electric convulsive therapy within Swedish psychiatry and involves the complex of problems around informed consent, custodial care and human autonomy. It also questions the different perspectives on side effects, and what they really mean for patients everyday life. One of the premier purposes of the essay is to investigate the treatment in relation to ethics within psychiatry as well as international conventions and recommendations. The theoretical perspective that has been applied is based on the available literature about the subject, where the medical point of view is put against a more humanistic attitude. Applied methodology consisted of gathering information in general, identify interesting point of views and analyze these and the grey area in between. The concluding discussion emphasizes the complexity of the treatment and accentuate that it is a subjective matter. (Less)
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author
Wittmann, Sofia LU
supervisor
organization
course
MRSG20 20121
year
type
L2 - 2nd term paper (old degree order)
subject
keywords
Tvångsvård, human rights, Psykiatrisk etik, mänskliga rättigheter, Autonomi, Självbestämmanderätt, Bieffekter, Electric Convulsive Therapy, ECT
language
Swedish
id
2971445
date added to LUP
2012-09-25 13:47:00
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2014-09-04 08:27:40
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  abstract     = {This essay focuses on the controversial method Electric convulsive therapy within Swedish psychiatry and involves the complex of problems around informed consent, custodial care and human autonomy. It also questions the different perspectives on side effects, and what they really mean for patients everyday life. One of the premier purposes of the essay is to investigate the treatment in relation to ethics within psychiatry as well as international conventions and recommendations. The theoretical perspective that has been applied is based on the available literature about the subject, where the medical point of view is put against a more humanistic attitude. Applied methodology consisted of gathering information in general, identify interesting point of views and analyze these and the grey area in between. The concluding discussion emphasizes the complexity of the treatment and accentuate that it is a subjective matter.},
  author       = {Wittmann, Sofia},
  keyword      = {Tvångsvård,human rights,Psykiatrisk etik,mänskliga rättigheter,Autonomi,Självbestämmanderätt,Bieffekter,Electric Convulsive Therapy,ECT},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Individens autonomi i svensk psykiatri - Om gråzonerna kring elbehandling i psykiatrisk vård},
  year         = {2012},
}