Show Summary Details
Page of

(p. 327) A Psychologist in Congress: Ethics, the Constitution, Politics, Clinical Judgment, and the Case of Terri Schiavo 

(p. 327) A Psychologist in Congress: Ethics, the Constitution, Politics, Clinical Judgment, and the Case of Terri Schiavo
Chapter:
(p. 327) A Psychologist in Congress: Ethics, the Constitution, Politics, Clinical Judgment, and the Case of Terri Schiavo
Author(s):

Brian Baird

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780195385298.003.0038
Page of

date: 19 October 2019

This chapter describes the case of Terri Schavo, and the constitutional matters, legal precedents, political considerations, and personal values involved in the withdrawal of treatment. The chapter presents a discussion of the key ethical issues, a summary of the primary ethical conundrums prevalent in the work setting, and a final reflection in retrospect regarding how the ethical quandary was handled.

Access to the complete content on Oxford Clinical Psychology requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription.

Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.

For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.