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Ethical Considerations of Multiple Roles in Forensic Services

Robert Henley Woody

in Applied Ethics in Mental Health Care: An Interdisciplinary Reader

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019682
eISBN:
9780262317245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019682.003.0018
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

Attorneys increasingly rely on the services of mental health practitioners. Although some practitioners lack training, the promise of professional rewards lead some to accept opportunities with ... More


Exchange Politics and the Future of Health Reform

David K. Jones

in Exchange Politics: Opposing Obamacare in Battleground States

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190677237
eISBN:
9780190677275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190677237.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the four key insights from the case study states, looking at the degree to which these lessons apply elsewhere. I ask what the Obama administration should have done differently ... More


The Affordable Care Act and the Constitution: Beyond National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius

Timothy Stoltzfus Jost

in The Health Care Case: The Supreme Court's Decision and Its Implications

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199301058
eISBN:
9780199344888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199301058.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

NFIB v. Sebelius is only one of dozens of cases challenging various provisions of the ACA. This chapter analyzes other constitutional challenges to the Act, some of which have ... More


Justice in Erwadi: A Case Study

Bhargavi Davar

in The Law of Possession: Ritual, Healing, and the Secular State

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190275747
eISBN:
9780190275778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190275747.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

In August 2001, twenty‐five people described as “mentally ill” and kept confined in a thatched hut near a Sufi healing shrine, perished in a fire in Erwardi, Tamil Nadu. The tragedy resulted in ... More


What Is Addiction?

Don Ross, Harold Kincaid, David Spurrett, and Peter Collins (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262513111
eISBN:
9780262288248
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262513111.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The image of the addict in popular culture combines victimhood and moral failure; we sympathize with addicts in films and novels because of their suffering and their hard-won knowledge. And yet ... More


Legally Vulnerable: What is Vulnerability and Who is Vulnerable?

Hazel Biggs and Caroline Jones

in Law and Global Health: Current Legal Issues Volume 16

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199688999
eISBN:
9780191768118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688999.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter examines the conceptualization of vulnerability in specific health care situations and considers its usefulness in a regulatory context. It begins by analysing the nature of ... More


Systemic Reform of Health Care Delivery and Payment

Henry J. Aaron

in The Economists' Voice 2.0: The Financial Crisis, Health Care Reform, and More

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160155
eISBN:
9780231504324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160155.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter discusses the four main obstacles faced by the Affordable Health Care Act (ACA). The first hurdle is judicial. Several states are challenging the constitutionality of the individual ... More


Introduction

David K. Jones

in Exchange Politics: Opposing Obamacare in Battleground States

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190677237
eISBN:
9780190677275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190677237.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is the most significant health reform legislation enacted in generations. However, politics does not end after a bill is signed into law. This chapter outlines why ... More


The New Bioweapons: Infectious and Engineered Diseases

George W. Rutherford and Stephen M. Maurer

in WMD Terrorism: Science and Policy Choices

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012980
eISBN:
9780262259064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012980.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter examines how terrorists could potentially use contagious diseases and/or genetic engineering to create WMD. The chapter is organized as follows. Section 4.1 explores the reasons why ... More


What Is Medicine?: Western and Eastern Approaches to Healing

Paul Unschuld

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257658
eISBN:
9780520944701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257658.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This book is a comparative history of two millennia of Western and Chinese medicine from their beginnings in the centuries bce through present advances in sciences such as molecular biology and in ... More


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