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Intersectionality and Discrimination in Mental Health Care

Edited by: Mirjam Faissner, Anne-Sophie Gaillard, Amma Yeboah, Jakov Gather, Georg Juckel
Extended deadline: 30st October 2023

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Philosophy of Psychiatry
Edited by: Derek Bolton
Extended deadline: 31st December 2021

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Perspectives on the Philosophy of Medicine
Edited by: Thomas Bohrer MD, Roberto Dell’Oro PhD, James Giordano PhD
Collection published: 4 July 2018

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The many meanings of ‘Quality’ in healthcare: Interdisciplinary perspectives
Edited by: Dr Deborah Swinglehurst
Collection published: 23 April 2015

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Medical ethics in informed consent
Edited by: Prof James Giordano, Dr Fernando Marques
Collection published: 7 January 2014

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Brain science, philosophy and ethics in medicine
Edited by: Prof. James Giordano, Dr. John Shook
Collection published: 3 January 2014
Published: 3 January 2014; Ongoing call for papers

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Medical tourism – concepts, ethics, and practices
Edited by: Prof Silke Schicktanz, Dr Tulsi Patel
Collection published: 20 August 2013

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Towards a new psychiatry: Philosophical and ethical issues in classification, diagnosis and care
Edited by: Prof James Giordano
Collection published: 13 January 2012

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Ethical Considerations: Organ transplantation and the definition of death in medical practice
Edited by: Dr Thomas S. Huddle
Collection published: 22 May 2007

A four-part working bibliography of neuroethics

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Given the growth, range, and rapid maturation of the field of neuroethics we provide an iterative, four-part document that affords a repository of international papers, books, and chapters that address the field in overview, and present discussion(s) of more particular aspects and topics of neuroethics.

Part 1: Overview and reviews – Defining and describing the field and its practices
Part 2: Neuroscientific studies of morality and ethics
Part 3: “Second tradition neuroethics” – Ethical issues in neuroscience
Part 4 - Ethical issues in clinical and social applications of neuroscience

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The Journal of Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine is positioned at the intersection of the humanities, social sciences, and medicine. We welcome submissions from scholars and practitioners that build interdisciplinary bridges and re-envision contributions across these disciplines.

We seek to engage a more comprehensive understanding of health and wellness that purposefully aligns the wants and needs of patients and practitioners, and attends to the individual human condition and public health in ways that modern medicine has at times neglected. We invite approaches that:

  • recognize the dual nature of medicine as both an art and a science;
  • empower patients and caregivers;
  • reduce health-worker burnout;
  • engage fully with humanities and social science perspectives—and their values—to inform medical education and practice;
  • re-envision the integration of humanities and emerging technology in these settings.

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Intersectionality and Discriminatory Practices within Mental Health Care

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