ERIC Number: EJ371585
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
Ethical Issues in the Assessment and Treatment of a Rational Suicidal Client.
Snipe, Rosetta M.
Counseling Psychologist, v16 n1 p128-38 Jan 1988
Notes that rational client's decision to commit suicide may present complex ethical issues for therapist. Presents and discusses three-month account of therapy with client, from perspective of ethical values and principles upon which assessment and treatment decisions were made, and complex ethical dilemmas encountered as therapist juxtaposed client's autonomy with irreversibility of potential death by suicide. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
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