Mental Health as Public Health: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Ethics of Prevention - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128167564

Mental Health as Public Health: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Ethics of Prevention, Volume 2

1st Edition

Serial Volume Editors: Kelso Cratsley Jennifer Radden
Paperback ISBN: 9780128167564
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st September 2019
Page Count: 300
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Table of Contents

Foreword
Angus Dawson
Introduction: Public mental health ethics
Kelso Cratsley, Jennifer Radden
1. Is coercion ever beneficent? Public health ethics in early intervention and prevention for mental health
Alex McKeown, Rose Mortimer, Arianna Manzini, Ilina Singh
2. Public mental health across cultures: The ethics of primary prevention of depression, focusing on the Dakhla oasis of Egypt
Mohammed Rashed, Rachel Bingham
3. Prevention in prayer camps? The ethics of government engagement in Ghana’s 2012 mental health legislation
Lauren Taylor
4. Public mental health without the “health”: A Mad Pride/neurodiversity perspective on public mental health problems that are neither problems, nor are about health
Ginger Hoffman
5. Conceptual and ethical problems in screening for major depressive disorder
Dany Lamothe, Mona Gupta
6. Machine learning and suicide prevention: Considering context as a guide to ethical design
Phoebe Friesen, Katie O’Leary
7. Identifying adolescents at risk of depression in global health: Benefits and risks
Kamal Gautam, Gloria Pedersen, Syed Shabab Wahid, Brandon A. Kohrt
8. Ethics of early intervention and early detection in psychosis
Charlotte Marriott, Matthew Broome
9. Preparing for the unthinkable? The prevention of posttraumatic stress and the limits of positive psychology
Ulrich Koch
10. Parenting research and interventions applied internationally and cross-culturally: Some benefits and risks to consider
Rebecca Hock, Elizabeth Levey, Christine Cooper-Vince, Benjamin Harris
11. Primum non nocere - The ethics of public health strategies for obesity and their implications for eating disorders
Jacinta Tan, Suzana Corciova, Dasha Nicholls


Description

Mental Health as Public Health: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Ethics of Prevention, Volume Two in the Developments in Neuroethics and Bioethics series, brings the most recent advances and information on Neuroethics and Bioethics. Chapters in this new release include Machine learning and suicide prevention: Considering context as a guide to ethical design, Identifying adolescents at risk of depression in global health: Benefits and risks, Ethics of early intervention and early detection in psychosis, The prevention of posttraumatic stress and the limits of positive, Parenting research and interventions applied internationally and cross-culturally, and more.

Key Features

  • Highlights issues surrounding mental health and discusses ethical concerns.
  • Covers issues in public mental health, such as stigma, capacity and confidentiality
  • Contains cutting-edge, original research by an interdisciplinary collection of authors, including experts in public health ethics, psychiatric ethics and global mental health
  • Focuses on areas of mental disability where the empirical research is most extensive, thus providing an evidence-based grounding for ethical analysis

Readership

Researchers, policy-makers, and practitioners in the field of public mental health, as well as students in public health, bioethics, and psychiatry


Details

No. of pages:
300
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2019
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Paperback ISBN:
9780128167564

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About the Serial Volume Editors

Kelso Cratsley Serial Volume Editor

Kelso Cratsley is currently a Visiting Researcher at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University. He has previously taught at George Washington University, University of Massachusetts Boston, and Concordia University in Montreal, and recently held a visiting appointment at the University of California San Diego. His research centers on issues in bioethics, philosophy of psychology and psychiatry, and global health policy. He has published a number of articles and chapters on related topics. Recent publications include ‘The Ethics of Coercion and Other Forms of Influence’ in The Bloomsbury Companion to Philosophy of Psychiatry (2019) and ‘Global Mental Health and the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals’ in Families, Systems & Health (2018). He has served as a member of the Institutional Review Board at McLean Hospital in Belmont, Massachusetts, and has worked as a clinician and consultant for a number of agencies and organizations internationally. He received his graduate training at King’s College London and Columbia University.

Affiliations and Expertise

Georgetown University, USA

Jennifer Radden Serial Volume Editor

Jennifer Radden has written extensively on mental health concepts, the history of medicine, and ethical and policy aspects of psychiatric theory and practice. Recent publications have been ‘Mental Health, Public Health and Depression, a Bioethical Perspective’(2016) and ‘Public Mental Health and Prevention’ (2017). Her books include Madness and Reason (1986), Divided Minds and Successive Selves: Ethical Issues in Disorders of Identity and Personality (1996), Moody Minds Distempered: Essays on Melancholy and Depression (2009), The Virtuous Psychiatrist: Character Ethics in Psychiatric Practice (2010), co-authored with Dr. John Sadler, and Melancholic Habits: Burton’s Anatomy & the Mind Sciences (2017), as well as two collections of which she was editor, The Nature of Melancholy (2000) and Oxford Companion to the Philosophy of Psychiatry (2004). She received her graduate training at Oxford University. She is a past Ethics Consultant at McLean Hospital in Belmont, Massachusetts, and past President of the Association for the Advancement of Philosophy and Psychiatry.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Massachusetts, Boston, USA