Take the 2013 Psychiatric Ethics Survey Now!

September 17, 2013
Volume 30, Issue 10

Psychiatric Times is conducting its 2013 ethics survey. We invite you to share your perspective and participate in the survey.

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You are a psychiatrist in a community mental health center. You have been treating a patient with schizophrenia for several years. The patient attends an evangelical Christian church and for the most part his religious involvement has served as a positive coping mechanism. During a routine session, the patient asks if you will pray with him for strength to resist the devil. Do you pray?

Two years ago, Psychiatric Times conducted a survey-constructed by ethicist and Editorial Board Member, Dr Cynthia Geppert-that included a series of questions about ethical dilemmas psychiatrists encounter in daily practice. That survey turned out to be the biggest ever of its kind. The goal was to go beyond ethical lessons to learn how Psychiatric Times’ readers-who are on the front line of psychiatric practice-handle a series of hypothetical ethical scenarios.

Dr Geppert has developed a new series of ethicalscenarios and invites you to share your perspective on these vexing-and all-too-common-situations. Results of the new survey will be reported in the aggregate soon.

Please click here to take the 2013 psychiatric ethics survey: https://www.research.net/s/9JH6DKQ

Thanks for your participation!