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Competing ethical paradigms in forensic psychiatry and forensic psychology: commentary for a special section of legal and criminological psychology

journal contribution
posted on 2014-01-01, 00:00 authored by Andrew Day
In her paper Gwen Adshead (2013) identifies the principle of respect for justice as the foundation for ethical practice in forensic psychiatry. This commentary discusses how forensic psychologists have approached a key aspect of the justice principle, the ethical imperative to promote the welfare of the individual client. The approaches of the psychiatric and psychological professions are compared and the role of psychologists as allied health professionals working in the forensic setting considered.

History

Journal

Legal and criminological psychology

Volume

19

Issue

1

Pagination

16 - 18

Publisher

Wiley-Blackwell Publishing

Location

Chichester, England

ISSN

1355-3259

eISSN

2044-8333

Language

eng

Publication classification

C4 Letter or note

Copyright notice

2014, Wiley-Blackwell Publishing