Cynthia M.A. Geppert, MD, MA, MPH, MSBE, DPS


Case Report: Drinking, Decisional Capacity, and Death

July 11, 2014

Severe alcohol dependence and frequent relapses in this patient prompts his son to produce a durable power of attorney for health care. He demands that the physicians declare his father to lack decision-making capacity. More in this ethics case report.

Introduction: The Brave New World of Psychiatric Ethics

March 12, 2014

The universe of psychiatric ethics has dramatically expanded. Let us boldly go together where psychiatric ethics has never gone before!

The Moral Struggles of Practicing Psychiatrists

May 14, 2013

How often are you confronted with an ethical dilemma in your clinical practice? How comfortable-and how prepared-are you to deal with these issues? Those are just a few of the questions posed in the Psychiatric Times Ethics Survey-a survey that turned out to be the largest ever of its kind.