Ethical problems encountered by mental health nurses.

  title={Ethical problems encountered by mental health nurses.},
  author={Cheryl Forchuk},
  journal={Issues in mental health nursing},
  volume={12 4},
This descriptive study examines ethical conflicts reported by psychiatric-mental health nurses in community and inpatient settings. Generalist community nurses were included for comparison. The analysis of cases included reviewing general descriptions of the cases and identifying decision maker, principles involved, and type of moral conflicts. Fifty-seven case situations were collected: 20 cases from a psychiatric hospital, 18 cases from community mental health programs, and 19 cases from a… CONTINUE READING